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IE924 - The Role of Story in Drama & Theatre Education

  • Module code: IE924
  • Module name: The Role of Story in Drama & Theatre Education
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module is intended to introduce students to the principles and strategies for adapting traditional tales for theatrical performance. Throughout the module, theoretical approaches will be examined and evaluated through a mixture of seminar and practical workshop activities. The module will explore a range of theoretical issues and examine how they impinge on theatre practice. As well as developing a range of performance skills, the module will introduce students to a variety of techniques that can be adapted as a teacher when telling stories in the classroom or as a theatre worker leading workshops with children.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/wie

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IE924-30)
A (Assessed work only) 2500 word essay 50%
  Assessed performance equivalent to 2500 words 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Drama Education and English Language Teaching (X3BA) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Drama and Theatre Education (X3C2) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Drama and Theatre Education (X3C3) - Year 2
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL01) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL04) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL04) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL05) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL05) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL08) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL08) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL09) - Year 2