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RepublicofthePhilippines

ISABELASTATEUNIVERSITY
CollegeofArtsandSciences
Echague,Isabela

Languages and Communication Arts Department


(www.englishprogram.net)

COURSE SYLLABUS
UNIVERSITY VISION
The Isabela State University, as a leading, vibrant, comprehensive and research
university in the country and the ASEAN region

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UNIVERSITY MISSION
The Isabela State University is committed to develop highly trained and globally
competent professionals; generate innovative and cutting-edge knowledge and
technologies for people empowerment and sustainable development; engage in viable
resource generation programs; and maintain and enhance stronger partnerships under
good governance to advance the interests of national and international communities.
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MYTHOLOGY AND FOLKLORE


ELECTIVE 2
PRE_REQUISITES: ENG 32A
3 Units
NO. OF HOURS:
3 hrs. / Week 1st Sem.

DESCRIPTION
This course deals with the study of drama and poetry, its origin, nature, elements, and
types. Further, it deals with the fundamental principles, mechanics and techniques of
writing, producing and understanding of the two genres.
OBJECTIVES:
By the end of this course, students shall be able to:

GOAL AND OBJECTIVES OF THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES


Provide quality education in the arts and sciences essential towards transformation of
students mental, social, spiritual and emotional growth, thereby developing them into
well-rounded individuals.
Develop students into productive citizens as propelled by their commitment to improve
the economic and social well-being of community.
Produce graduates who are locally and globally competitive in their respective fields.
Cultivate and sharpen students capabilities and potentials, making them responsive to
the needs of the society
Cultivate and sharpen students capabilities and potentials, making them responsive to
the needs of the society.

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Articulate the principles why and how to read mythology and folklore;
Interpret selected mythological stories;
Identify mythological writers and their works; and
Explain the relevance of myth in the 21st century.

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COURSE CONTENT
LEARNINGOUTCOME/
OBJECTIVES

State and internalize the


vision, mission, goals and
objectives;
Establish CAS mission and
vision in line with the
mission, vision, goals and
objectives of the University;
and
Be acquainted with the
course.
Appraise the origin,
nature, value and
importance of
ancient/modern
mythology/ folklore/
legends

Learn, review and review


the mythology of the
Greeks;
Learn the Greek and
Roman Writers of

CONTENTS

TEACHING
STRAT/TECH

ENHANCEMENT
ACTIVITY

VALUESDEVELOPED

EVALUATIONTOOL

Self-direction
Awareness

VGMOs are
included items in
exams as bonus
questions

Graded recitation

4.5

I. VMGO

Brainstorming

Group discussion

1. ISU Vision, Mission and


Philosophy
2. CAS Vision, Mission and Goals

Interview

Interactive Listening and Independence


Speaking on the schools
mission, vision, goals and Responsibility
objectives, and policies

Lecture

HOUR

Distribution and
discussion of course
syllabus
II. Mythology
a. Definition
b. Origin
c. Etymology
d. Terminology
e. Functions
f. Importance/value
g. Theories/concepts
h. Trends

Reading

Evaluation papers

Lecture

Peer Evaluation

III. Introduction to Classical


Mythology
1. The Mythology of the Greeks
2. The Greek and Roman

Reading

Evaluation papers

Lecture

Peer Evaluation

Scientific attitude

Written/Oral
Quizzes

Discussion

Self-direction
Awareness

Graded recitation
Written/Oral
Quizzes

Independence

Discussion

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LEARNINGOUTCOME/
OBJECTIVES

Mythology

Identify and know the Gods


and earliest heroes of
Mythology
Compare the creation of
the world using
mythological perspective
and biblical perspective

Assess traits, similarities and


differences of love and
adventures.

CONTENTS

V. Part II: Stories of Love and


Adventure
1.Cupid and Psyche

VI. Part III: The Great Heroes


before the Trojan War
1. Perseus
2. Theseus

VALUESDEVELOPED

EVALUATIONTOOL

HOUR

Responsibility

IV. Part 1: The Gods, the


Reading
Creation, and the Earliest Heroes
Lecture
1. The Gods
2. The Two Great Gods of Earth
Discussion
3. How the World and Mankind
were Created
4. The Earliest Heroes

a. Pyramus and Thisbe


b. Orpheus and Eurydice
c. Ceyx and Alcyone
d. Baucis and Philemon
e. Endymion
f. Daphne
g. Alpheus and Arethusa Cup
Identify and know the life
stories of the Great heroes
of the Trojan War

ENHANCEMENT
ACTIVITY

Writers of Mythology

2.Eight Brief Tales of Lovers

TEACHING
STRAT/TECH

Evaluation papers

Self-direction
Awareness

Peer Evaluation

Graded recitation

4.5

Written/Oral
Quizzes

Independence
Responsibility

Reading

Summary papers

Lecture

Peer Evaluation

Self-direction
Awareness

Reports
Written Exam

Independence

Discussion

4.5

Oral Exam

Responsibility

Reports

Reading

Evaluation papers

Lecture

Peer Evaluation

Self-direction
Awareness

Graded recitation

Written/Oral
Quizzes

Independence

Discussion

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LEARNINGOUTCOME/
OBJECTIVES

CONTENTS

3. Hercules
4. Atalanta

Identify and know the life


stories of heroes before
the Trojan War

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Identify and know the
families of mythology

TEACHING
STRAT/TECH

ENHANCEMENT
ACTIVITY

VALUESDEVELOPED

EVALUATIONTOOL

HOUR

Responsibility
Reports

VII. Part IV: The Heroes before the


Trojan War
1. The Trojan War
2. The fall of Troy
3. The Adventures of Odysseus
4. The Adventures of Aenas

Reading

Evaluation papers

Lecture

Peer Evaluation

VIII. Part V: The Families of


Mythology
1. The House of Arteus
2. The Royal House of Thebes
3. The Royal House of Athens

Reading

Evaluation papers

Understanding

Graded write-ups

Lecture

Peer Evaluation

Enjoyment

Written/Oral
Quizzes

Scientific attitude

Graded recitation

7.5

Written/Oral
Quizzes

Discussion
Reports

Clarity

Discussion

7.5

Reports
Film Showing

Identify and know the less


important myths

IX. Part VI: The Less Important


Myths
1. Midas-and Others
2. Brief Myths Arranged
Alphabetically

Reading

Evaluation papers

Understanding

Graded recitation

Lecture

Peer Evaluation

Enjoyment

Written/Oral
Quizzes

Discussion

Clarity

Reports

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LEARNINGOUTCOME/
OBJECTIVES

Identify and discuss the


mythology of the Norsemen

CONTENTS

X. Part VII: The Mythology of


Norsemen
1. The Stories of Signy and
Sigurd
2. The Norse Gods

TEACHING
STRAT/TECH

Chamber Theatre

ENHANCEMENT
ACTIVITY

VALUESDEVELOPED

EVALUATIONTOOL

Evaluation papers

Team Work

Group presentation

Peer Evaluation

Leadership

HOUR

Creativity

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EVALUATION METHOD

Prelim Examination
Mid-term Examination
Final Examination
Participation
Quizzes
Recitation
Assignment
Reports
Attendance
Projects/ Output

Minimum of 80% attendance of the total contact hours in the subject is required
(checking is done every meeting).
Tardiness of 15 minutes is equivalent to one hour period of absence.
A minimum of 3 consecutive absences without justifiable reasons requires a promissory
note from the college guidance coordinator.
6 consecutive absences in the class means drop in the subject.
Failure to take the prelim exam preceded by absences means drop in the subject.
Failure to attend the classes after taking the prelim exam means of grade of 5.0 in the
subject.
3. Taking Examinations
Cheating and copying are strictly prohibited. When caught cheating during the quizzes
and long exams, deduction of points will be imposed during mid-term or final exams,
which means a grade of 5.0 in the subject.
Borrowing of calculators and other exam paraphernalia is NOT allowed during exams.
During mid-term and final exams, only answer sheets, permits, calculators, pens, pencils
and erasers are allowed on the desk; other things should be deposited on a place
designated by the teacher.
Other will be imposed as deemed necessary and agreed upon by between the students
and the subject professor.
4. Other Policies
Cellular phones should be shut off during class hours.
Chairs should be arranged before leaving the classroom.
Vandalism is strictly prohibited and punishable.
No smoking within the school premises.
Students under the influence of liquor are not allowed inside the school compound.
Any form of deadly weapons should not be brought to school except cleaning/ cutting
tools during clean-up days and laboratory classes.
Unnecessary noise to the point of creating disturbances is prohibited.
Proper grooming should be observed (i.e. short and undyed hair for males).
Other policies will be strictly imposed as contained in the student handbook.

20%
25%
25%
15%

5%
10%
100%

REFERENCES

Wine V. (2007). CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY & More Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.


Wauconda, Illinois USA
Morales, H. (2007). Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction Great Clarendon Street,
Oxford OX2 6DP
GRANT M. and HAZEL, J (2005) Whos Who in Classical Mythology E-Book Edition. Taylor
& Francis e-Library.

For online resource links, please visit our website at www.englishprogram.net

CLASSROOM POLICIES
1. Uniform Dress Code
Students should be in proper uniform, wear school ID and appropriate shoes except
during laboratory class.
On Wednesdays, hip-hop dress and get- ups are not allowed, e.g. shorts, slippers,
earrings for males, spaghetti strap
PE uniform should be worn only during PE class.
2. Attendance, tardiness and absenteeism

PREPARED BY:

APPROVED:

NOTED:

MA. THERESA EUSTAQUIO


Instructor (1st SY 2015-2016)

ADALYN C. SORIANO
Program Chair

JOHN N.CABANSAG, Ph. D.


Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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Dear Students,
It is the students responsibility to read the syllabus.
You must familiarize yourself with the provisions of
this syllabus. Make sure you know the course
requirements by referring to the course syllabus
throughout the semester
Make sure that you obtain, read and sign a copy of the
STUDENT CONTRACT. This document must be
signed and returned to the course instructor, or your
name will be removed from the course roster.
Please be reminded that we have given a syllabus to be
covered within the semester. You have signed that you
will obey the rules of the class and the safety
guidelines.
Your signature on the contract will signify your
agreement to the policies stated in this syllabus this
page must be returned immediately if you intend to
remain enrolled in this course.
Thank you!

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