Curriculum - Educational Theatre

Educational Theatre Curriculum Master's


EDTA: MA in Educational Theatre with Teacher Certification in Theatre, All Grades

Degree Requirements (47 points) consisting of:

Entry Requirements: Students must have earned 36 points in Drama, Theatre, Dramatic Literature or their equivalent. Students with fewer than 36 points in these areas on admission will be required to take additional coursework in Educational Theatre.

I. Content Core Foundation

24 points

MPAET-GE 2021/22

Development of Theatre and Drama

6

MPAET-GE 2077

Methods and Materials of Research

3

MPAET-GE 2193/94

Drama in Education I & II

6

MPAET-GE 2960/1/2

Drama in the Special Education Classroom

3

MPAET-GE xxxx

Educational Theatre Electives

6

II. Pedagogical Core

13 points

TCHL-GE 2010

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (30 hours fieldwork)

3

 

Human Learning & Development (15 hours fieldwork)

3

MPAIA-GE 2010

The Arts in Human Development (15 hours fieldwork)

3

MPAIA-GE 2029

Developing Arts Resources for Teachers

3

TCHL-UE 1999

Social Responsibilities of Teachers: Drug & Alcohol Education, Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention

1

III. Specialized Pedagogical Core

4 points

MPAET-UE 1029

Drama Activities in the Elementary School (15 hours fieldwork)

2

MPAET-UE 1068

Drama Activities in the Secondary School (15 hours fieldwork)

2

IV. Specialized Pedagogical Core

6 points

MPAET-GE 2134

Student Teaching in the Elementary Classroom (15 hours fieldwork)

3

MPAET-GE 2174

Student Teaching in the Secondary Theatre Classroom (15 hours fieldwork)

3

Additional Requirements:

  1. Students being recommended for New York State Teaching Certification via the Theatre Teacher Certification sequence must have taken at least one semester of a foreign language at the college level (sign language is allowed).
  2. Students must successfully complete the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations. Scores must be submitted to the State Education Department before it will consider issuing a certificate to teach in the public schools of New York State.
  3. All students are required to complete a Culminating Experience, which consists of a research project informed by the student’s experience in the student teaching practicum (by advisement).

In accordance with New York State regulations, all points used toward graduation for the masters degree must be at the .2000-level.

 

EDTC: MA in Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities

I. Foundations and Research

12 points

Core concepts in educational theatre

MPAET-GE 2077

Methods and Materials of Research in Educational Theatre

3

Choose one of the following:

MPAET-GE 2193
or
MPAET-GE 2951

Drama in Education I

Teaching through Drama

3

3

MPAET-GE 2194

Drama in Education II

3

Choose one of the following:

MPAET-GE 2090
or
MPAET-GE 2151
or
MPAET-GE 2952

Theatre in Education Practices

Theatre Practices: Leaders in Ed. Theatre

Learning Through Theatre: Theory & Practice of Theatre in Education

3

3

3

     

II. Discipline Content Study

12 points

Aesthetic/Theoretical concepts in theatre

MPAET-GE 2017

Design for the Stage

3

MPAET-GE 2021/2

Development of Theatre and Drama I/II

3**

MPAET-GE 2023

Images of Women in Theatre

3

MPAET-GE 2059

Creative Play in the Arts

3

MPAET-GE 2079

Masks & Puppetry

3

MPAET-GE 2087/8

American Theatre I/II

3

MPAET-GE 2091/2

Dramatic Criticism I/II

3**

MPAET-GE 2097/8

Advanced Directing I/II

3**

MPAET-GE 2099/2100

Styles of Acting and Directing

3

MPAET-GE 2103/4

World Drama I/II

3

MPAET-GE 2109

Studies in Directing

3

MPAET-GE 2113

Physical Theatre Improvisation

3

MPAET-GE 2171/2

Shakespeare’s Theatre I/II

3

MPAET-GE 2175

Costume Design

3

MPAET-GE 2177

Theatre of Brecht and Beckett

3

MPAET-GE 2251

Scene Study

3**

MPAET-GE 2252

Character Study

3**

** Prerequisite:
Students who have not taken this course or its equivalent at the undergraduate level must take it before fulfilling the Discipline Content Study requirement, even if it means that more than 36 points are required to complete this M.A.

Note: Students may register for a maximum of 24 points of Study Abroad for core requirements, subject to advisor approval. A maximum of 9 credits may be taken outside the Educational Theatre course offerings (MPAET-GE xxxx).

III. Pathways

9 points

Area of specialization
Students elect to follow one of the following three areas of study, or create their own by advisement.

Applied Theatre

MPAET-GE 2101/2

Applied Theatre I/II

3

MPAET-GE 2953

The Teaching Artist

3

MPAET-GE 2965

Intro to Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed

3

MPAET-GE 2966

Adv. Tech. of Theatre of the Oppressed

3

MPAET-GE 2976

Exploring Social Issues through Drama

1

MPAET-GE 2979

Creating Meaning through Community Drama

3

Drama Education

MPAET-GE 2030

Dramatic Activities in the Elementary Classroom

2

MPAET-GE 2031

Dramatic Activities in the Secondary Classroom

3

MPAET-GE 2042

Storytelling in the Classroom

1

MPAET-GE 2065

Theory of Creative Drama

2

MPAET-GE 2069

Methods of Conducting Creative Drama

3

MPAET-GE 2955

Drama Across the Curriculum and Beyond

1-2

MPAET-GE 2960

Drama with Special Education Populations

3

MPAET-GE 2970

Exploring Shakespeare in the Classroom

1

MPAET-GE 2971

Teaching Literacy through Drama

1

MPAET-GE 2973

Exploring Literature through Drama

1

MPAET-GE 2977

Understanding Diversity / Teaching Pluralism through Drama

3

MPAET-GE 2988 Assessment of Student Work in Drama 1

Play Production for Artists and Educators

MPAET-GE 2005/6

Intro. to Theatre for Young Audiences I/II

2-4

MPAET-GE 2075/6

Youth Theatre in Education I/II

3

MPAET-GE 2105

Beginning Playwriting

2

MPAET-GE 2106

Advanced Playwriting

3

MPAET-GE 2107/8

Learning Through Youth Theatre

3

MPAET-GE 2980/1

Creating Theatre with Young People

3

IV. Culminating Experience***

3 points

Choose one of the following:

MPAET-GE 2152
or
MPAET-GE 2301
or
MPAET-GE 2400
or
MPAET-GE 2987

Theatre Practices: Problems in Play Produciton

Practicum in Ed. Theatre

Seminar in Applied Theatre Research

Youth Theatre Internship (Looking For Shakespeare)

3

3

3

3

*** Substitution for the Culminating Experience must be cleared with your advisor.

In accordance with New York State regulations, all points used toward graduation for the masters degree must be at the .2000-level.

 

ETSS: MA in Educational Theatre, All Grades, and Social Studies, Grades 7-12

To be admitted to the dual certification program in Theatre, All Grades and Social Studies 7-12, candidates must have completed a minimum of 24 credits in Educational Theatre and a minimum of 24 credits in Social Studies. To be recommended for certification in social studies and theatre, students will have completed a total of 30 content credits in each area (six are included in the following program of study).

I. Content Core Foundation

12 points

MPAET-GE 2103/4

World Drama 1 or 2

3

MPAET-GE 2193/4

Drama in Education I or II

3

SOCED-GE 2047

The Social Studies Curriculum: US History

3

SOCED-GE 2048

The Social Studies Curriculum: World History

3

II. Pedagogical Core

13 points

MPAET-GE 2960

SPCED-GE 2162

Drama with Special Education Populations
or (by advisement)
Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle School And Adolescent Settings (15 hours fieldwork)

3

3

MPAET-GE 2976

Exploring Social Issues through Drama

1

MPAET-GE 2977

Exploring Diversity: Teaching Pluralism

1

SOCED-GE 2147

Literacy and Social Studies

2

TCHL-GE 2010

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (30 hours fieldwork)

3

TCHL-GE 2999

Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention/D.A.S.A.: The Social Responsibilities of Teachers

0

APSY-GE 2272

 

MPAIA-GE 2010

Adolescent Development (15 hours fieldwork)

OR (by advisement)

Human Development and Education in the Arts (15 hours fieldwork)

3

 

3

III. Specialized Pedagogical Core

15 points

MPAET-GE 2030

Drama Activities in the Elementary School (15 hours fieldwork)

2

MPAET-GE 2031

Drama Activities in the Secondary School (15 hours fieldwork)

3

MPAET-GE 2077

Methods and Materials of Research in Educational Theatre

3

MPAET-GE 2955

Drama Across the Curriculum and Beyond

1

SOCED-GE 2042

Teaching Social Studies in the Middle and Secondary School (45 hours fieldwork)

3

SOCED-GE 2146

MA Seminar in Social Studies

3

IV. Student Teaching

6 points

MPAET-GE 2134

Student Teaching in the Elementary Classroom – 20 days minimum

3

 

Supervised Student Teaching II: Social Studies in the Secondary School – 20 days minimum

3

V. Terminal Experience

0 points

SOCED-GE 2140

Social Studies and History Workshop

Project-based research course that integrates educational research with social studies classroom practice. Aims to broaden students' understanding of what constitutes appropriate data for scholarly inquiry. Focusing on particular research methods and drawing from the rich offerings of New York City's various collections, students will explore strategies for locating, analyzing, and incorporating a broad array of sources into their doing, writing, and teaching of history and social studies. Also includes exploration of economics, in the contemporary world and historically. Offers models and approaches for conducting research in and on social studies classrooms.

OR

Students complete a Culminating Experience, consisting of a research project that incorporates reflective practitioner methodology, integrating educational theory and theatre practice which is grounded in the student’s experience in the student teaching practicum, MPAET-GE 2134. Additionally, students will develop a semester-long curriculum for a drama/theatre classroom, taking into consideration the New York State Learning Standards in Theatre and the New York City Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in Theatre Arts.

Total: 47 points
Additional Requirements


Theatre 9 points in acting, directing and production;
9 points in dramatic literature;
6 points in theatre history.

Social Studies Students must have completed at least a total of fifteen (15) semester hours of study in the history and/or geography of the U.S. and the world (the remaining 6 credits of history content will be taken as part of our program); at least three (3) additional credits each in economics and government; at least three (3) additional credits in one of the social sciences with the exception psychology and philosophy.

In certain instances, the program will accept student who have not satisfied all of the above requirements. In these cases, such students will be required to complete all outstanding coursework, in addition to their program requirements, prior to their graduation from NYU.