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Drama in Education I

Relationships of theories of dramatic art to general educational principles; present practices and potential of education drama at all levels of instruction. Uses of theatre and drama in education from the Greeks to present day. The history and philosophy of drama in education as they relate to a variety of classroom strategies, including the use of new technologies. The impact of human developmental processes, such as culture, personal safety, and nutrition on learning through theatre and drama. Individualizing instruction to prepare students with special needs for their highest levels of achievement.
Course #
MPAET-GE 2193
Units
3
Term
Fall, Summer
Department

Professors

Nancy Smithner

Clinical Music Associate Professor of Educational Theatre

ns23@nyu.edu