Drama and Theatre in Education

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ISBN: 1895712882
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 313
Author: John Somers
Publisher: Captus Press

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Key Concepts in Theatre Drama Education

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ISBN: 9789460913327
Release Date: 2011-07-22
Number of pages: 378
Author: S. Schonmann
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Key Concepts in Theatre Drama Education in PDF and EPUB Key Concepts in Theatre Drama Education provides the first comprehensive survey of contemporary research trends in theatre/drama education. It is an intriguing rainbow of thought, celebrating a journey across three fields of scholarship: theatre, education and modes of knowing. Hitherto no other collection of key concepts has been published in theatre /drama education. Fifty seven entries, written by sixty scholars from across the world aim to convey the zeitgeist of the field. The book’s key innovation lies in its method of writing, through collaborative networking, an open peer-review process, and meaning-making involving all contributors. Within the framework of key-concept entries, readers will find valuable judgments and the viewpoints of researchers from North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, New Zealand and Australia. The volume clearly shows that drama/theatre educators and researchers have created a language, with its own grammar and lucid syntax. The concepts outlined convey the current knowledge of scholars, highlighting what they consider significant. Entries cover interdependent topics on teaching and learning, aesthetics and ethics, curricula and history, culture and community, various populations and their needs, theatre for young people, digital technology, narrative and pedagogy, research methods, Shakespeare and Brecht, other various modes of theatre and the education of theatre teachers. It aims to serve as the standard reference book for theatre/drama education researchers, policymakers, practitioners and students around the world. A basic companion for researchers, students, and teachers, this sourcebook outlines the key concepts that make the field prominent in the sphere of Arts Education.

Handbook of educational drama and theatre

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ISBN: UOM:39015002495995
Release Date: 1982-11-24
Number of pages: 282
Author: Robert J. Landy
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group

Download and read online Handbook of educational drama and theatre in PDF and EPUB "Students seeking information about nontraditional drama careers will find this an essential handbook. . . . Highly recommended for libraries at all levels." Choice

Drama and theatre in education

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105029130841
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 312
Author: Juliana Saxton

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Drama and Theatre with Children

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ISBN: 9781317508625
Release Date: 2015-12-14
Number of pages: 246
Author: Charru Sharma
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Drama and Theatre with Children in PDF and EPUB Drama as a process-centred form is a popular and valued methodology used to develop thinking and learning in children, while theatre provides a greater focus on the element of performance. In recent years, offering drama and theatre as a shared experience is increasingly used to engage children and to facilitate learning in a drama classroom. Using drama and theatre as a central component with children, this book is an amalgamation of theory, research and practice from across the globe offering insights into differing educational contexts. Chapters provide an exploration of the methodologies and techniques used to improve drama in the curriculum, and highlight the beneficial impact drama has in a variety of classrooms, enriching learning and communication. Contributions from 17 authors, ranging from teachers in schools or universities, to researchers and drama practitioners, examine a variety of perspectives related to drama and children in an attempt to bridge gaps and move ahead collectively as educators, practitioners and researchers in drama and theatre. Divided into two parts, Part I reflects on the use of drama in its varied forms with children, while Part II focuses on projects and experiments with children using theatre in order to draw links between drama, theatre and pedagogy. Drama and Theatre with Children will be key reading for researchers, academics and postgraduate students in the fields of drama education, theatre education, curriculum studies and child development. The book will also be of interest to drama practitioners, school teachers and teacher training leaders.

Drama and Theatre in Education

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ISBN: 0435182714
Release Date: 1973
Number of pages: 175
Author: Nigel Dodd
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers

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Theatre for Change

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ISBN: 9781137294579
Release Date: 2012-04-03
Number of pages: 352
Author: Robert Landy
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Download and read online Theatre for Change in PDF and EPUB Building on Robert J. Landy's seminal text, Handbook of Educational Drama and Theatre, Landy and Montgomery revisit this richly diverse and ever-changing field, identifying some of the best international practices in Applied Drama and Theatre. Through interviews with leading practitioners and educators such as Dorothy Heathcote, Jan Cohen Cruz, James Thompson, and Johnny Saldaña, the authors lucidly present the key concepts, theories and reflective praxis of Applied Drama and Theatre. As they discuss the changes brought about by practitioners in venues such as schools, community centres, village squares and prisons, Landy and Montgomery explore the field's ability to make meaning of a vast range of personal and social issues through the application of drama and theatre.

Theatre and Education

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ISBN: 9780230364646
Release Date: 2009-06-02
Number of pages: 80
Author: Helen Nicholson
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Download and read online Theatre and Education in PDF and EPUB What motivates theatre-makers who work in education? How can theatre respond to young people's experiences of living in a globalised world? Theatre& Education provides an insight into the energy, passion and values that have inspired the most inventive theatre-makers who work with young people in educational settings. It charts early debates that motivated twentieth-century radical theatre-makers to work with young people, and offers an analysis of contemporary practices. It argues that the aesthetic principles and educational ideals that inform theatre and education drive at the heart of why theatre matters. Foreword by Edward Bond

Flying on Both Wings

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ISBN: OCLC:605668191
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 64
Author: John McArdle

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Theatre in Education in Britain

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ISBN: 9781472591494
Release Date: 2016-02-25
Number of pages: 312
Author: Roger Wooster
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Download and read online Theatre in Education in Britain in PDF and EPUB Following on from the 50th anniversary of the birth of Theatre in Education in Britain in 2015, this is an essential and timely companion to the story of TIE. It contextualizes it within the political and educational landscape of the last fifty years and examines its legacy today. Through this, Roger Wooster offers insights into future possibilities and applications in the field of Applied Theatre, drama in schools and pedagogical theory. With examples and analysis of international developments in TIE, and a foreword by Philip Taylor (NYU, USA), the volume provides a wide-ranging account of past and current practice. Across its three sections the volume examines the origins, work and legacy of TIE, considering for the first time its practical details. Each section features an Afterword by a leading practitioner reflecting on the work (including Warwick Dobson, Chris Vine and Anthony Jackson), and chapters draw on case studies and interviews with key practitioners. Chapter summaries and a companion website further enhance the text as a valuable teaching resource for theatre educators.

Drama and Curriculum

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ISBN: 9781402093708
Release Date: 2009-03-17
Number of pages: 222
Author: John O'Toole
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Drama and Curriculum in PDF and EPUB ‘Here’s a knocking indeed!’ says the Porter in Shakespeare’s Scottish play (Act II, Scene 3) and immediately puts himself into role in order to deal with the demands of such an early call after a late night of drinking and carousal: ‘If a man were porter of hell-gate...’. But what roles does the porter of curriculum-gate take on in order to deal with drama’s persistent demands for entry? Ah, that depends upon the temperature of the times. We, who have been knocking for what seems to be a very long time, know well that when evaluation and measurement criteriaare demanded as evidence of drama’s ef cacy, an examiner stands as gatekeeper. When the educational landscape is in danger of overcrowding, we meet a territorial governor. And how often has the courtesan turned out to be only a tease because the arts are, for a brief moment, in the spotlight for their abilities to foster out-of-the-box thinkers? In this text, we meet these ‘commissionaires’ and many more. The gatekeeping roles and what they represent are so familiar that they have become cliches ́ to us. We know them by their arguments, ripostes, dismissals, their brief encouragement and lack of follow-up. And we know that behind each one (however rmly they think they keep the keys) is a nancial and political master whose power controls the curriculum building and everything in it.

Learning Through Theatre

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ISBN: 9781134884636
Release Date: 2002-09-11
Number of pages: 312
Author: Anthony Jackson
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Learning Through Theatre in PDF and EPUB First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Drama and Theatre in Urban Contexts

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ISBN: 9781317849896
Release Date: 2014-03-05
Number of pages: 176
Author: Kathleen Gallagher
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Drama and Theatre in Urban Contexts in PDF and EPUB Urban theatre can be described as theatre made with or by those whose lives are marked by the urban landscape and its social limits and possibilities. At the heart of this text lies the question of how theatre can illuminate the urban and how theatre is illuminated by the urban. The city, like a play, is a space where everything adopts multiple meanings. It is an objective thought and a subjective experience, a charged and symbolic thing, as well as a real, material, lived reality. The chapters in this book illustrate the theatre’s uncanny ability to narrate and symbolize the physical and psychic space of the city. Running through all of the pieces presented are the themes of power and of young people’s sense of agency within the structures they dwell in and are shaped by. Through drama education and applied theatre practices, the affinity between the urban and its theatres is radically replaced by marginal spaces, boulevards and schools. As Guillermo Gómez-Peña suggests, the theatre has gone to the people to serve their local and immediate need for a means of holding the urban and the self so that both can be interrogated and re-imagined; so that the various dystopias of urban existence can be envisaged as places of urban solidarity and as utopias, at least, of the mind. This book was originally published as a special issue of Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance.

Teaching Classroom Drama and Theatre

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ISBN: 9780415665292
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 187
Author: Martin Lewis
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Teaching Classroom Drama and Theatre in PDF and EPUB "This revised and updated edition of Teaching Classroom Drama and Theatre will be an essential text for anyone teaching drama in the modern classroom. It presents a model teachers can use to draw together different methodologies of drama and theatre studies, exemplified by a series of contemporary, exciting practical units. By re-appraising the different traditions and approaches to drama teaching in schools, it offers innovative, contemporary projects and lessons suitable for a wide range of teachers and learners. Divided into eight units with each one offering photocopiable resources and exploring a different theme, this book has been updated to reflect current trends in drama teaching and important themes in contemporary society such as: - Myths and urban folklore - Moral decisions - Asylum seekers - The transition from primary to secondary school - Conflict resolution and propaganda - Protest and resistance - Medieval plays - Transportation - Crime and punishment. Each unit provides ideas and lesson plans which can be used as they are or adapted to suit your own particular needs. This book will be an invaluable resource for anyone who teaches - or is learning to teach - drama in secondary schools as well as those who work with young people in other drama settings"--