Curriculum - Educational Theatre

EDTC: Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities PhD Program of Study

A total of 54-60 points beyond the master’s degree (depending on the student’s previous academic background) is required for the Ph.D. This includes general degree requirements and coursework in educational theatre to be selected in consultation with a doctoral adviser, according to the student’s area of interest and professional goals. Doctoral students must complete a minimum of 36 points in residence beyond the master’s degree.

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Upon completion of coursework, students must register for a one-point Collegium in performing arts education research each semester in order to maintain matriculation (MPAIA-GE 3400 Performing Arts Research Collegium).

Both a proposal and a dissertation are required by doctoral students in the Ph.D. program. Ph.D. students must defend their dissertation during an oral examination. Three full-time faculty members are required to serve on doctoral student’s dissertation committee.

Students should consult the Doctoral Policies published by the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development for additional information regarding doctoral study. Course substitutions for any of the general degree requirements must be approved by the academic advisor, the department chairperson, and the vice dean.

EDTC: Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities PhD Program of Study

Foundations of Education

12 points

SOED-GE 2002

An Introduction to the Sociology of Education

3

APSY-GE 2114

Educational Psychology

3

PHED-GE 2400

Foundations of Education: Philosophy of Education

3

HSED-GE 2400

Foundations of Education: History of Education

3

Specialized Research Methodology/Electives (Selected By Advisement)

18 points

RESCH-GE 2135

Historical Research

3

RESCH-GE 2141

Case Study and Ethnographic Inquiry

3

RESCH-GE 2142

Interview and Observation

3

RESCH-GE 2143

Participatory Action Research

3

RESCH-GE 2147

Fieldwork: Data Collection

3

APSTA-GE 2001

Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences I

3

APSTA-GE 2002

Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences II

3

APSTA-GE 2003

Intermediate Quantitative Methods: The General Linear Model

3

APSTA-GE 2004

Advanced Quantitative Methods: A Survey of Multivariate Analysis

3

APSTA-GE 2012

Causal Inference

3

APSTA-GE 2040

Multilevel Models

3

APSTA-GE 2955

Biostatistics I

3

Specialization Course Electives (Selected By Advisement)

18-24 points

MPAET-GE 2021

Development of Theatre

3

MPAET-GE 2030

Dramatic Activities in the Elementary Classroom

2

MPAET-GE 2031

Dramatic Activities in the High School

3

MPAET-GE 2065

Theory of Creative Drama

2

MPAET-GE 2069

Methods of Conducting Creative Drama

3

MPAET-GE 2091

Studies in Dramatic Theory and Criticism I

3

MPAET-GE 2955

Drama across the Curriculum

3

MPAET-GE 2960

Drama with Special Populations

3

MPAET-GE 2970

Exploring Shakespeare in the Classroom

1

MPAET-GE 2971

Teaching Literacy through Drama

1

MPAET-GE 2977

Understanding Diversity: Teaching Pluralism

3

MPAET-GE 2988

Assessment of Student Work in Drama

1

ENGED-GE 2540

The English Teacher as Reflective Practitioner

3

Cognate Study (Selected By Advisement)

6 points

Students may select courses in Tisch School of the Arts Performance Studies Department, Pedagogy, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Literature and Criticism.

Departmental Content Seminar

3 points

MPAET-GE 2193

Drama in Education I

3

Doctoral Proposal Seminar

3 points

MPAET-GE 3005

Doctoral Proposal Seminar

3

TOTAL

54 – 60 points