ERIC Number: EJ568025
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Workers' Theatre as an Inquiry Process for Exploring Social Issues of the 1930s.
Chilcoat, George W.
Social Education, v62 n4 p190-95 Apr-May 1998
Reviews the worker's theater movement of the 1930s that attempted to unite actors and audience in devising solutions to societal problems. Maintains that re-enacting its dramatic forms is a thought-provoking way to introduce students to the issues of the time. Includes instructions for suggested activities. (MJP)
Descriptors: Activism, Advocacy, Business Cycles, Consciousness Raising, Dramatics, Experiential Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Labor, Learning Activities, Political Issues, Secondary Education, Skits, Social History, Social Problems, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, United States History
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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