This unit of study is the initial Drama Curriculum (method) course unit for prospective secondary Drama teachers who are in the third year of the combined BEd/BA degree program. The unit introduces the teaching Drama 7-12, with a focus on Stages 4 and 5. Students will examine the history of drama education, examine teaching strategies for playbuilding and key forms of drama. Students will begin to develop their own personal style of teaching. The emphasis in this course is upon the teaching of Drama related to the NSW Year 7 - 10 Drama Syllabus.
1x4-hr workshops/wk for 7 wks
1x2000wd critical reflection (40%); 1x2500wd teaching program (60%)
72 credit points, including 12 Senior credit points from Performance Studies