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TMA 377B

Theatre Methods and Instruction: Secondary Curriculum

Theatre and Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students in theatre; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

1

Other Prerequisites

Theatre education major or minor status. FBI fingerprint and background clearance.

Note

NOTE: For help with questions about fingerprint clearance, contact the McKay School of Education Advisement Center.

Title

Diverse Learners

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Instructional Design and Delivery

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Assessment Development and Use

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Lesson Planning and Pedagogical Strategies

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Teaching Competency

Learning Outcome

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