CLARENCE FITZROY BRYANT COLLEGE
'COURSE TITLE: JBTE/D201: DRAMA AND THEATRE EDUCATION
DURATION: 45 Hours
'COURSE TITLE: JBTE/D201: DRAMA AND THEATRE EUDCUATION (http://www.lled.educ.ubc.ca/programs/litr_drama.htm)
DURATION: 45 Hours
- This course is designed to:
- provide an understanding of the historical and contemporary practice of drama and theatre education
- indentify and develop awareness of social and cultural issues which inform the planning, delivery and assessment of drama and theatre education, with a specific focus on secondary education.
- provide opportunities for the development of good practice in curriculum planning, delivery and assessment, with a specific focus on secondary education.
- stengthen the dramatic and theatrical skills needed by teachers and related practitioners for the production of educational drama and theatre.
- develop an understanding of how drama and theatre can enhance present literacy strategies.
MODULE ONE: FIELD OF DRAMA
- Introductions (A Practical/Classroom Activity)
- Definitions of Performance, Theatre, Drama
- Dramatic/Theatre Arts as a Cultural System
- Elements of Drama
- Performative Traditions of Drama
- The Elements of Drama
This assignment is due Session 5.
Research and present a 5-minute oral presentation (in pairs). Identify and assess the contribution of one of the following practitioners who has contributed significantly to the development of participatory theatre in eduation (TIE):
- Trinidad Theatre Workshop
- Dorothy Heathcote
- Augusto Boal
- Cecily O'Neill
MODULE TWO:THE PEDAGOGY OF DRAMA
- Teaching and Learning Through Drama
- The Role of Narrative and Narrative Techniques and Play in Learning
- How Stories Enhance Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
- Teacher-led Practical Activity: Storydrama in the Classroom
MODULE THREE: DRAMA IN SCHOOL, DRAMA IN THE CLASSROOM, PARTICIPATORY THEATRE IN EDUCATION
- The Historical and Contemporary Practice of TIE (Theatre in Education)
- The Role of the Drama Teacher
- Individual Needs of Students
- Role Behaviour Specific to drama in the Classroom
A range of traditional and non-traditional strategies will be employed to assess students' work. There will be a 50:50 weighting ratio between coursework nd aritten examinationassessment.
- Small project(15%) with oral presentation.
- Project-based work(25%) with practical assessment.
- Journal(10%) with written peer and self-assessment.