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ERIC Number: ED563365
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
Creative Drama Course in College of Education: A Study of Content Analysis
Dikici, Ayhan; Yavuzer, Yasemin; Gundogdu, Rezzan
Online Submission, Essays in Education v23 p36-48 Spr 2008
Drama at primary teaching course is given as a compulsory course to students enrolling department of the primary teaching in college of education in Turkey. In drama, assessment is problematic as the content of the lesson often deviates from the plan because of spontaneous input from the students and on-the-spot changes in direction by the instructors. This paper presents an assessment model for the creative drama at education. The research was carried out with 213 teacher candidates enrolling drama at primary teaching course. One group pre-test and post-test models were formed in the research. The candidates were required to write letters to one of their friends on the creative drama in the first week of the program. The program lasted 14 weeks and at the end of it candidates were required to write letters as the post-tests. By analyzing the letters with content analysis method, main themes and sub-themes were formed. The increase between pre-test and post-test frequencies in the way of using themes in the letters were found. The correlation among main themes was investigated. It was seen that the students using concepts correctly in written letters as the post-tests.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey