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EDSU102 Drama for Children

Involves students in the process of devising and developing an original piece of theatre appropriate for primary school audiences.

In this paper students will be actively involved in improvisation and devising a performance as a class. They will explore performance and direction techniques. There is a strong focus on creative collaborative work. The final product will be performed to an invited audience.

Paper title Drama for Children
Paper code EDSU102
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $813.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Restriction
EDSU 191, EDUO 121
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper are limited and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
trish.wells@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Trish Wells
Teaching Arrangements
This is a practical, hands-on paper. Students will be working in a class situation.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper. Rather, there is a list of required readings.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Collaborate on the creation of a performance for a child/pre-adolescent audience
  2. Develop a sense of the spatial, kinetic and verbal language of theatre
  3. Inquire into the potential functions and powers of drama
  4. Reflect on appropriate techniques and materials for simple staging and costuming and apply these in planning and creating the performance
  5. Demonstrate development in skills for performance

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41

Involves students in the process of devising and developing an original piece of theatre appropriate for primary school audiences.

In this paper students will be actively involved in improvisation and devising a performance as a class. They will explore performance and direction techniques. There is a strong focus on creative collaborative work. The final product will be performed to an invited audience.

Paper title Drama for Children
Paper code EDSU102
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
EDSU 191, EDUO 121
Learning Outcomes
  1. Collaborate on the creation of a performance for a child/pre-adolescent audience
  2. Develop a sense of the spatial, kinetic and verbal language of theatre
  3. Inquire into the potential functions and powers of drama
  4. Reflect on appropriate techniques and materials for simple staging and costuming and apply these in planning and creating the performance
  5. Demonstrate development in skills for performance
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
trish.wells@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Trish Wells
Teaching Arrangements
This is a practical, hands-on paper. Students will be working in a class situation.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper. Rather, there is a list of required readings.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard