NYU Steinhardt

Understanding Diversity: Teaching Pluralism through Drama

  • Course Number: MPAET-GE 2977
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course explores the possibilities & challenges educational theatre practitioners, & teachers in general, face as they explore such issues as ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, socioeconomic class ability, nationality, & linguistic diversity with their students. One of the primary course objectives is to equip teachers with effective instructional strategies & sufficient knowledge regarding the education of culturally & linguistically diverse learners to accommodate such learners. Equal time will be spent in the course on theoretical frameworks, practical techniques, & dramatic activities.
  • Old Course Number: E17.2977