Dorothy Heathcote: Drama as a Learning Medium

Dorothy Heathcote: Drama as a Learning Medium

by Betty J Wagner, Cecily O'Neill


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781893056008
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 06/01/1999
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 5 - 17 Years

About the Author

Betty Jane Wagner is a professor in the College of Education at Roosevelt University and director of the Chicago Area Writing Project. She is an internationally recognized authority on composition instruction and the educational uses of drama.

Table of Contents

What Drama Can Do

Evoking, Not Directing

Edging In

Finding Material Through Brotherhoods

From Segmenting to Dramatic Focus

Leading Through Questions

Building Belief

Dropping to the Universal

Withholding Expertise


Using Role in Teaching

Theater Elements as Tools

Nonverbal Drama

The Left Hand of Knowing

Classifying Drama

Code Cracking: Literature and Language

Code Cracking: Other Areas of the Curriculum

Groups with Special Needs

Teacher Training

Guarantees for Drama



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