Cooperative Learning In Theatre

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The objects teaching drama is to introduce its genre, the action part to the audience by the characters through a dialogue and to explain its intensity. It further explains the intensity and density of the story that will hold social relevance, psychological impressions, historical significance and other literary implications. What is drama: Drama is an aesthetic discipline which possesses its own body of knowledge, namely, the art of the theatre, at the centre of which lies active communication. This communication in Drama is achieved through the use of role play and the simulation of human behaviour. As an art form, however, it is unique in that it embraces many facets of other visual and performing arts. Because of this particular characteristic,…show more content…
• Learner-centered Learning: This kind of instruction involves the giving over of “power” in the language learning process to the learners themselves. It also strives to allow for personal creativity and input from the students, as well as taking into account their learning needs and objectives. • Cooperative Learning: This concept stresses the “ensemble” like nature of the classroom and emphasizes cooperation. Students share information and help, and achieve their learning goals as a group• Whole language approach:. The philosophy of whole language is based on the concept that students need to experience language as an integrated whole. It focuses on the need for an integrated approach to language instruction within a context that is meaningful to students. Aims and Objectives of teaching Drama: • Integration of the imagination, thinking and feeling through drama helps to develop self-esteem. • Drama encourages students to explore their personal values and to appreciate the values and attitudes of their own and other…show more content…
• It helps students to process, understand, express and communicate present and past experiences and to consider possible outcomes and future
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