ERIC Number: ED421401
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Interactive Research in Drama in Education.
Davis, David, Ed.
This book contains papers presented at an "Interactive Research Conference" held in June 1996 at the University of Central England. The conference focused on the pioneering work of Professor Dorothy Heathcote in the field of drama in education. Twenty-three different countries were represented at the conference. The book has three sections. Section 1, "Responses and Outcomes," includes: (1) "Dorothy Heathcote Reflects with Gavin Bolton"; and (2) "Truth and Imagination - A Little Investigation in Three Fits" (John Fines). Section 2, "Research Presentations," offers: (1) "Dorothy Heathcote's Uses of Drama for Education: In Search of a System" (Maria Zannetou-Papacosta); (2) "People Switching People On: Drama in Education - An Alternative Model for School Management" (B. Matusiak-Varley); (3) "Creative Uncertainty: Energy Surges in the Principles and Practice of Dorothy Heathcote" (Claire Armstrong-Mills); and (4) "'Its Not Your Every Day Lesson Is It?' In Search of the Quality of Learning Operating in Mantle of the Expert" (Iona Towler-Evans). Section 3, "Poster Presentations," contains: (1) "Bertolt Brecht and Dorothy Heathcote: New Beginnings" (Al Muir); (2) "Dorothy Heathcote's Approaches to Drama in Education Applied to the Teaching of English in a Comprehensive School in France" (Prisca Schmidt); (3) "'When You Have an Important Job to Do and You Have a Worry, Its a Big Worry" (Iona Towler-Evans); (4) "'A Mythic Journey'" (Eleni Kanira); and (5) "Circus Labrovski at the Wake Green Centre" (Maria Gee). (EH)
Descriptors: Acting, Creative Dramatics, Drama, Dramatic Play, Dramatics, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Oral Interpretation, Teaching Methods, Theater Arts
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