ERIC Number: EJ662633
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Understanding the Complexity of Social Issues through Process Drama.
Talking Points, v14 n1 p27-30 Oct-Nov 2002
Attempts to capture the process of understanding and questioning deforestation through process drama (in which students and teacher work both in and out of role to explore a problem, situation, or theme). Notes that moving topics such as the destruction of a rainforest into process drama introduces complexity into social issues. Considers how students learn to think beyond their own point of view and consider multiple perspectives. (SG)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Drama, Instructional Improvement, Secondary Education, Social Problems, Student Attitudes
The National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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