This course is designed to introduce students to a wide variety of places, spaces and ways that drama, as a critical social and cultural experience, may be thought about and used with youth. Students will play with multiple drama and theatre strategies with an eye on ways in which individual these may inform student social and academic growth. It is intended that upon completion of this course students will feel comfortable infusing drama throughout their classroom and curriculum. Student are also expected to be able to articulate how their pedagogy and praxis may be informed through drama.
- support the novice and inspire the veteran dramatic arts educator
- provide direction for learning design, assessment, and evaluation
- set out the philosophical and pedagogical foundations for dramatic arts learning
- articulate a palette of possibilities for learning design