Theatre and Media Arts

Theatre Methods and Instruction: Design

Theatre Methods and Instruction: Design
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; Theatre education major status. Concurrent enrollment in the theatre education section of TMA 260. FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
 NoteNOTE: For help with questions about fingerprint clearance, contact the McKay School of Education Advisement Center.
 ProgramsContaining TMA 377A
Course Outcomes: 

Teaching Technical Theatre

Students will build an understanding of the structure and creative processes involved in teaching technical theatre and designing a theatre production.

Teaching Experience

Students will observe and practice teaching technical theatre in a high school setting.

Lesson Plan Development

Students will learn to create and develop specific lesson plans and educational units in technical theatre.

Technical Theatre Resources

Students will identify and evaluate a variety of technical theatre resources including the Internet.


Students will gain confidence in their technical abilities.