EDC 785 - Methods of Teaching Theatre II (Secondary)
3 Credit(s) This course is designed to provide students with the training to be a teacher of Theatre at the secondary level. The course offers a general study of the background and philosophies of teaching dramatic arts in middle and high school classrooms. Students will explore methods and materials, investigate curriculum issues and professional concerns, and analyze the teaching/learning processes, The course also reinforces National Association of Schools of Theatre standards and the Massachusetts Arts Frameworks. Examination of and participation in theatre programs in local schools will be part of the course. Drama across the curriculum and drama for ELLs and students with special needs will be addressed. Three lecture hours per week. Field-based assignments are required.
Pre-requisites: Permission of the department chairperson and acceptance into the licensure program.
Co-requisite: EDC 763