Signs of Change: New Directions in Secondary Theatre Education / Edition 1

Signs of Change: New Directions in Secondary Theatre Education / Edition 1

by Joan Lazarus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325004900

ISBN-13: 9780325004907

Pub. Date: 07/09/2004

Publisher: Heinemann

In the world of secondary theatre education, the impetus for change can arise at any moment because the needs of our adolescents and the conditions under which we teach them are in constant motion. How do successful theatre teachers keep pace with change while continuing to create student-centered, life-changing educational experiences?  See more details below

Overview

In the world of secondary theatre education, the impetus for change can arise at any moment because the needs of our adolescents and the conditions under which we teach them are in constant motion. How do successful theatre teachers keep pace with change while continuing to create student-centered, life-changing educational experiences?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325004907
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/09/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: A Yearning for Change

Acknowledgments

Signs of Change and the Need for Change

Change

Change and Education

A Different Future for Theatre Education?

Why Change Now?

Best Practice

Best Practice in Theatre Education

On the Verge: The Pioneer's Journey

Ideas for Further Reflection

Selected Resources

Whose Program Is This? Questions on the Journey Towards Best Practice

Learner-Centered Practice

What is Learner-Centered Practice?

Learner-Centered Practice in the Classroom

Learner-Centered Practice in Production: Balancing Art and Education

An Example of Learner-Centered Practice in the Classroom

Examples of Learner-Centered Practice in Productions

Ideas for Further Reflection

Selected Resources

Socially Responsible Practice

What Is Socially Responsible Theatre Education?

Whose Program Is This? Theatre and Individual Differences

Making Connections to Students' Lived Experiences

Building a Safe Learning Community

Personal Interactions with Students in this Learning Community

Choosing Socially Responsible Theatre as a Catalyst for Dialogue: Community Connections Material to Teach and Produce Challenges to Socially Responsible Theatre Practice Examples of Socially Responsible Practice Ideas for Further Reflection Selected Resources

Comprehensive Theatre Education

Interdisciplinary Arts Education

Arts Integration

Successfully Collaborating with Colleagues

A Drama-Based Interdisciplinary Model by Deb Alexander

Ideas for Further Reflections

Theatre Education Outside the Box

Embracing Community as Part of Professional Theatre Practice

Teaching Artists and Artists in Residence

Partnerships for Theatre Education

Profile of Best Practice Theatre Education Outside the Box

Ideas for Further Reflection

Breaking the Mold: Implications of Best Practice

Implications of Best Practice for the Field

Rethinking Theatre Teacher Education

Ideas for Further Reflection

Selected Resources

Visions of Change

A Wider View of Change

Pioneers and Change Makers

Works Cited

Index

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