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Educational drama : one teacher's search for significance

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dc.contributor.author Jardine, Laurie
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-20T19:48:36Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-20T19:48:36Z
dc.date.copyright 1991
dc.date.issued 2011-01-20T19:48:36Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/30749
dc.description.abstract This study describes the journey of one teacher and her students through a year of change in thinking about, planning and implementing the secondary drama program. The change occurred as a result of a six-week summer course which I took in 1990, with leading drama theorist, Gavin Bolton. In September, 1990, I began to use the methodology and theory presented by Bolton in my own secondary drama program for Grade Eight, Nine and Ten students. The data for the study came from the student journals, teacher/ researcher observation, interviews, samples of student writing-in-role and post-unit evaluative strategies collected throughout this year of transition. The results indicate that the change of methodology had an impact on the perceived learning outcomes for both students and teacher. As well, strong evidence surfaced to support my belief that teaching drama in this manner has benefits which may not be easily achieved by other means. This study was written for teachers and students in the belief that both may find a more significant learning experience through the use of educational drama. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher University of British Columbia en
dc.relation.ispartof Retrospective Theses and Dissertations, 1919-2007 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UBC Retrospective Theses Digitization Project [http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/retro_theses/] en
dc.title Educational drama : one teacher's search for significance en
dc.type Text en
dc.degree.name Master of Arts - MA en
dc.degree.discipline Language and Literacy Education en
dc.degree.grantor University of British Columbia en
dc.type.text Thesis/Dissertation en
dc.description.affiliation Education, Faculty of en
dc.degree.campus UBCV en
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en

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