Curriculum - Educational Theatre

ETSS: M.A. Dual Certification Program in Educational Theatre, All Grades, and Social Studies, 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

EDCT-GE 2018

Integration of Media and Technology

1

TCHL-GE 2275

Literacy Acquisition and Development

3

TCHL-GE 2010

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (30 hours fieldwork)

3

TCHL-GE 2998

DASA Trng in Harrassment, Bullying & Discrimination in Schools

0

TCHL-GE 2515

 

MPAIA-GE 2010

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

OR (by advisement)

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

2

 

3

III. Specialized Pedagogical Core

16 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

2

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

SOCED-GED 2922

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

2

SOCED-GED 2053

Student Teaching Practicum

1

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.