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Harris, Ranida; Wedel, Thomas L. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2021
Case studies allow for in-depth exploration of multi-faceted issues found in real world information system development projects. The TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana case examines the requirements of a local community theatre group as it strives to incorporate and leverage database technology in a unique non-profit performing arts setting.
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Community Programs, Theaters, Database Design
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Zagkotas, Vasileios; Niaoustas, Georgios – Education 3-13, 2020
This article aims to discuss the use of postage stamps in everyday teaching. The first part presents a brief clarification of the basic philatelic terms found in the text. The second part presents the ways in which philatelic collections can be used in the teaching of specific subject matters. Part 3 contains five teaching suggestions as small…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Letters (Correspondence), Instructional Materials, Student Projects
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Friedrich, Nicola; Porter, Christine – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2020
This paper describes the textual practices of kindergarten children as they co-created and participated in a movie theatre play context within their rural classroom. Data informing this paper were drawn from classroom videos of children (aged 3-5 years) as they engaged in activities associated with the movie theatre, field notes from action…
Descriptors: Play, Teaching Methods, Kindergarten, Theaters
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Ben-Shaul, Daphna – Research in Drama Education, 2018
Following a unique practice and research laboratory entitled "Performance: Site/Self" that took place in 2013-2015, this article discusses the implementation of performance art at an academic site--the Tel Aviv University campus. This pedagogical and artistic initiative, characterised by the transgressive pedagogy of performance art…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Program Implementation, Foreign Countries, Campuses
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Gallagher, Kathleen; Jacobson, Kelsey – Research in Drama Education, 2018
In this paper, the authors argue for novel, less mimetic, ways to harness "the real" in drama practices. They study particular youth theatre-making practices in a Toronto secondary classroom, both successes and failures, to make the case for an untethering of "the real" from realism's representational aesthetics. They further…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Theaters, Drama, Aesthetics
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Heron, Jonathan; Johnson, Nicholas – Research in Drama Education, 2017
This dialogue contributes reflections on the "theatre laboratory" to the scholarly debate surrounding methodologies of drama education and applied performance. The co-authors suggest that the experimental and ensemble-led approach of the Samuel Beckett Laboratory, founded at Trinity College Dublin in 2013 as a space for research into…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Dramatics, Drama, Theaters
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Gallagher, Kathleen; Rodricks, Dirk J. – Research in Drama Education, 2017
Collaborating with "Project: Humanity," an acclaimed socially engaged theatre company, we mobilized, over 16 weeks, an applied theatre methodology of drama workshops and traditional qualitative research methods to explore issues of spatialized inequality and localized poverty with a youth shelter community in Toronto, Canada.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Theaters, Youth Programs
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Magruder, Lewis – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
Learning how to transform an empty space into one alive with dramatic possibilities is one of the challenges facing students in several disciplines--for example, graphic design, filmmaking, gaming, architecture, interior design, visual arts, and designing and directing for the theatre. The author, a professor of directing for the theatre,…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Computer Simulation, Theater Arts, Theaters
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Richardson, John M. – McGill Journal of Education, 2016
Over the years that I have taken secondary school students to the theatre, the the digital revolution has moved through schools, classrooms, and even theatres, calling into question my goal of contributing positively to students' identity formation through exposure to live plays. Responding to calls to examine the ways in which young people's…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Secondary School Students, Theaters, Popular Culture
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Greene, Jay P.; Hitt, Collin; Kraybill, Anne; Bogulski, Cari A. – Education Next, 2015
Culturally enriching field trips matter. They produce significant benefits for students on a variety of educational outcomes that schools and communities care about. This experiment on the effects of field trips to see live theater demonstrates that seeing plays is an effective way to teach academic content; increases student tolerance by…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Culturally Relevant Education, Theaters, Theater Arts
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Alsauidi, Faisal – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
There are several, primarily carried out in the Western World, that have explored the reasons why parents' choice a school, which they consider best meets their children's needs and parental aspirations for their children. In order to contribute to the established knowledge it was essential to conduct an explore into parents' reasons for their…
Descriptors: School Choice, Public Schools, Private Schools, Foreign Countries
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Kelman, Dave; Rafe, Jane – Research in Drama Education, 2013
An artists' residency in a primary school in regional Victoria Australia staged a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear" in a local theatre. A qualitative, reflective practitioner research study into this project collected and analysed data from participating children and their community audience that gave some insight into their…
Descriptors: Drama, Dramatics, Theaters, Children
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Gallagher, Kathleen; Wessels, Anne – Research in Drama Education, 2013
In this article, we consider the aesthetic, political and pedagogical strengths of a verbatim theatre performance, "The Middle Place" by Project: Humanity, a play that explores the experiences of shelter youth in Toronto, Canada. This ethnographic study moved from drama classrooms into theatres and charted audience responses to the…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Audiences, Dramatics
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Morris, Gay – Research in Drama Education, 2013
In 2005-2009, the author researched the theatre-making practices of young people in selected black townships near Cape Town, South Africa. Township theatre groups comprised secondary school learners and out-of-school youth who join together to learn about and make theatre, perform and watch each other. These theatre practitioners do not describe…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Foreign Countries, Out of School Youth, Informal Education
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Winston, Joe; Strand, Steve – Research in Drama Education, 2013
This article is based upon research into a participatory Theatre in Education (TiE) programme that toured the West Midlands in 2009, funded by the UK's PREVENT initiative intended to counter the radicalisation of young British nationals by extremist political groups. The article provides a summary of the TiE programme and then presents…
Descriptors: Drama, Foreign Countries, Audiences, Aesthetics
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