Theories and practices of educational drama and theatre as applied to the secondary classroom in such areas as learning processes, motivation, communication and classroom management. Attention given to the relationship of drama and theatre to speaking, thinking, writing, reading, history and other curricular subjects. An examination of improvisational techniques as well as play production. Student will use drama and theatre to address the human developmental processes that impact on the 7-12 student's readiness to learn, such as culture, nutrition, personal safety and community. Laboratory experience required: 15 hours.