Curricular Unit:Code:
Professional Voice1111VOPR
2UndergraduateCommunication Sciences6 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Spring SemesterPortuguese/English78
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
a) Identify and name the main structures and mechanisms involved in voice and speech production
b) Describe the characteristics of a voice
c) Identify good practices to maintain vocal health, identify risk behaviors to avoid and identify warning signs
d) Perform voice warming exercises
e) Perform vocal technique promotion exercises
f) Be informed about relevant related themes (see CP 6)
CP 1. Anatomy and physiology of the human voice and speech
CP 2. Characteristics of the human voice and speech
CP 3. Vocal Health
CP 4. Vocal warm-up
CP 5. Vocal technique
CP 6. Other topics (voiceover, radio voice, public speaking, assertiveness, speed, persuasive communication, different microphones and how to use them)
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
The correspondence between the contents and the learning objectives mentioned above is established: a-1; b-2; c-3; d-4; e-5; f-6.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Method expository, interrogative and demonstrative; Simulation
Evaluation through 1 written test.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
The defined forms of teaching/evaluation aim to equip students with useful skills for their future professional practice.
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Fisiologia da técnica vocal / Ana Mendes...[et al.]. - Loures : Lusociência, 2013.
Voz : o livro do especialista / org. Mara Behlau. - Rio de Janeiro : Revinter, 2001.
Lecturer (* Responsible):
Pedro Melo Pestana (