Specialist Studies in Drama 1

Course code EDUC2136
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

In this course students will consider the role and value of Drama education; lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 Drama curriculum; course and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate for Drama; the literacy and numeracy demands of Drama as an area of study; ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners; a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing drama; and current issues and trends related to the teaching of Drama in schools. Students will also be introduced to drama processes relating to improvisation, play building, scripted drama, and theatre.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Articulate role and value of Drama education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.

2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks appropriate for Stage 4/5 Drama curriculum.

3. Support the literacy and numeracy needs of students studying Drama.

4. Differentiate curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Drama classroom.

5. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing drama.

6. Articulate current issues and trends related to the teaching of Drama in schools.

7. Engage in Drama processes relating to improvisation, play building, scripted drama, and theatre.

Content

  • The principles and practices of teaching and learning Drama in secondary schools.
  • The role and value of Drama education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 Drama curriculum.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate for Drama.
  • The literacy and numeracy demands of Drama as an area of study.
  • Differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Drama classroom.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing drama.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of Drama in schools.
  • Drama processes relating to improvisation, play building, scripted drama, and theatre.

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC2101

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essay/Written Assignment

Proposal / Plan: Unit Plan

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term

Integrated Learning will typically consist of a series of online activities.

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks