ERIC Number: ED161106
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Drama and Oral Interpretation: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 12).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 16 titles deal with the following topics: an examination of inexperienced actors performing the plays of William Shakespeare; an investigation of the philosophies and practices of a summer theatre producer and manager; the effects of human focus drama on children; the Occupational Safety and Health Act applied to contemporary United States theatre; the effects of psychodrama on verbal skills; an analysis of young theatre audience response; identification and analysis of theatre competencies for high school theatre teachers; an adaptation of narrative fiction to readers theatre performance; drama and theatre in higher education; the reader-text relationship in the interpretive performance experience; effects of creative drama on specified content areas and self concept; a dramatic experience in a fifth grade classroom; educational theatre philosophy; a descriptive study of introduction to the theatre; the relationship between oral interpretation and literary concept; and a study of Hiram Corson: interpretive reader, English teacher, and literary scholar. (MAI)
Descriptors: Acting, Annotated Bibliographies, Children, Creative Dramatics, Doctoral Dissertations, Drama, Drama Workshops, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Interpretive Reading, Legislation, Narration, Oral Interpretation, Readers Theater, Self Concept, Theater Arts, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.