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EDSU102 Drama for Children

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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 Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $863.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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EDSU 191, EDUO 121

Teaching staff

To be confirmed if offered

Teaching Arrangements
This is a practical, hands-on paper. Students will be working in a class situation.

Textbooks 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.
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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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Not offered in 2020

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system