Primary Drama in Action

Course code CAPA2301Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

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.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. 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.
ContentThis 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.
Replacing Course(s)This course is not replacing other courses.
TransitionStudents who have successfully completed DRAM2301 Primary Drama in Action may not enrol into CAPA2301.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
PracticalPractical Lesson
WorkshopWorkshop Presentation
WorkshopWorkshop Anthology
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term