SEED 490T Methods of Teaching Secondary Theatre Arts

This course engages students in designing curriculum and effective instruction for theatre courses in secondary schools. Through readings, activities and field experiences, students will explore approaches to teaching secondary students the art and craft of theatre, addressing areas such as acting (including extracurricular plays), directing, designing, play writing, reading and interpreting plays, attending and critiquing performances, and studying theatre history. A focus will be on development and assessment of secondary students' skills across the theatre arts and their achievement of content standards for drama and theatre. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Co-requisite: SEED 398B - Methods Block Field Experience I or SEED 398C - Methods Block Field Experience II.