Available in 2018
Course code

EDUC6336

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

In this course students will critically analyse the role and value of Drama education; lesson planning and programming for Drama curriculum; course and assessment requirements; 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 Stage 4/5/6 Drama in schools. Students will also explore and evaluate drama processes relating to improvisation, play building, scripted drama, and theatre.


Availability2018 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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

2. Develop and evaluate lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks appropriate for Stage 4/5/6 Drama curriculum.

3. Interpret and support the literacy and numeracy needs of students studying Drama.

4. Adapt and differentiate curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Drama classroom.

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

6. Interpret, analyse and discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of Drama in schools.

7. Engage in and evaluate 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 4/5/6 Drama curriculum.
  • Course and assessment requirements for Stage4/5/6 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.

Assessment items

Essay: Essay

Project: Projects


Contact hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

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

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term