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ERIC Number: EJ1105968
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1356-9783
The Social Habitus of Drama: The Ontario Drama Curriculum in Theory and Practice
Gallagher, Kathleen
Research in Drama Education, v21 n1 p20-36 2016
In this article, the author considers the place of drama in the formal curriculum in Ontario, Canada by considering its position in relation to curriculum theory and the texts that formally articulate it as a discipline to be taught in schools. The drama curriculum in Ontario aims to engage young people in activities and experiences that invite them to contemplate the diverse world in which they live and learn, to examine and question perspectives, and to consider issues of power and exclusion. These aspirations sit interestingly alongside considerations of the drama curriculum as exalted and rebuked by teachers, instructional leaders, and arts coordinators in a large school board in Toronto, Canada.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada (Toronto)
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