Primary Drama in Action

Course code CAPA2301
Not available in 2015

Description

This course aims to provide students with skills to organise and implement drama within the K-6 context. It provides a practical and theoretical understanding of the elements of drama and the dramatic forms which allow children to make, perform and appreciate creative works of drama.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. To develop an understanding of the elements of Drama relevant to the context of working with primary aged children.

2. To develop understanding of the Dramatic forms and application of these forms to develop pedagogy for educating children about Drama.

3. The develop the skills necessary to create, deliver and manage quality lessons and lesson sequences, in the subject of Drama, for children aged 6-12.

Content

This course will examine the dramatic elements of contrast, symbol, dramatic tension, space, time, focus and mood, while developing best practices for teaching children to playbuild, improvise, mime, move, tell stories, explore puppetry and use masks.

Assessment Items

Portfolio: Workshop Anthology

Presentation: Workshop Presentation

Practical Demonstration: Practical Lesson

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term