ERIC Number: ED189677
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Theatre and Oral Interpretation: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July 1979 through June 1980 (Vol. 40 Nos. 1 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 15 titles deal with the following topics: (1) a taxonomy of educational objectives in acting; (2) contemporary musical theatre in Utah; (3) applying management concepts to educational theatre operations; (4) creative drama and the elderly; (5) the effectiveness of an improvisational technique derived from the Stanislavski performer-training method; (6) undergraduate theatre degree programs in Arkansas; (7) personality characteristics of dramatics majors at selected Tennessee colleges; (8) oral interpretation as a method for increasing perspective-taking abilities; (9) dramatic activities and workers' education at Highlander Folk School, 1932-1942; (10) a historical analysis of creative dramatics in United States schools; (11) a handbook on readers theatre for teachers of grades four through six; (12) a history of drama at Gallaudet College; (13) theatre education in the Illinois public community college system, 1976-77; (14) an examination of Utah high school drama competition; (15) and establishing threatre as a vocationally oriented course at the secondary level. (RL)
Descriptors: Acting, Annotated Bibliographies, Creative Dramatics, Doctoral Dissertations, Drama, Dramatics, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Oral Interpretation, Production Techniques, Program Development, Readers Theater, Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, Theaters
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.