Theatre Methods and Instruction: Secondary Curriculum

Theatre Methods and Instruction: Secondary Curriculum
Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students in theatre; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 276 & TMA 377A & TMA 377C; TMA 260R (theatre education section). Theatre education major or minor status. FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
 ProgramsContaining TMA 377B
Course Outcomes

Teaching Competency

Demonstrate competency in theatre content and the pedagogical presentation of theatre concepts.

Literary Principles and Theatre Content

Understand basic literacy principles and apply them to theatre content.

Instructional Design and Delivery

Design and deliver instruction to help young learners develop proficiency in theatre content and critical thinking.

Instructional Design for Young Learners

Design instruction to help young learners develop independent and cooperative life long learning skills.

Diverse Learners

Create a nurturing and motivating learning environment that helps diverse learners succeed.

Lesson Planning and Pedagogical Strategies

Plan lessons, units and courses based on the understanding of theatre content and theatre standards, as well as pedagogical strategies.

Personal Competence

Reflect on their personal competence and the effects of their own instructional choices and seeks opportunities to improve.

Assessment Development and Use

Create and use assessments to evaluate learners as well as the effectiveness of their own instruction.