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Saddler, Sarah – Research in Drama Education, 2017
In India's rapidly developing global cities, large multinational corporations implement theater-based corporate training programs that are designed to inspire employees to be more dynamic, aspirational, and self-motivated at work. Offering a performance ethnography of a week-long "Theatre in Excellence" program hosted in Bangalore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Neoliberalism, Training
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Saeed, Sheryl Raffat – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2016
This articles suggests the advantages of incorporating brief, informal, yet content-rich classroom history skits as a way to motivate students, generate interest, and ease students into the more "academic" content found in textbooks and primary source documents.
Descriptors: History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Skits, Learning Motivation
Liming, Drew – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2012
Rodeo clowns entertain crowds during and between rodeo events, such as bull riding and steer roping. While these events take place in the center of the arena, rodeo clowns walk along the outskirts and provide comic narrative. Between events, rodeo clowns take center stage and perform brief sketches to keep the crowd entertained. Rodeo clowns…
Descriptors: Horses, Animals, Comedy, Humor
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Scott, Pauline – CEA Forum, 2012
Design and implementation of a collaborative course project, using Little Red Riding Hood (LRRH) to teach and discuss the concepts of orality, cultural legacy, archetypes, adaptation/appropriation, and social criticism in an Introduction to Literature course at Historically Black Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama. The student groups…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Literature, Fairy Tales, Skits
Lowe, Ross E. – J Bus Educ, 1969
The Good Old Days, a skit, based on fair packaging legislation, for use in consumer education classes. Approximate running time: 12 minutes. (Author)
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Skits, Teaching Methods
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Dallas, John; Voguit, Steve – Social Studies Journal, 1986
Provides step-by-step instructions on how to develop historical dramas which are researched, written, staged, and videotaped by students. (JDH)
Descriptors: History Instruction, Secondary Education, Skits, Videotape Recordings
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West, Leo; Adams, Raymond – Social Studies Journal, 1986
Provides information about making videotaped documentaries. Includes a description of the various roles students must play, and provides two planning forms to aid the videotape production project. (JDH)
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Skits, Social Studies, Videotape Recordings
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Miccinati, Jeannette L.; Phelps, Stephen – Reading Teacher, 1980
Argues that various forms of drama such as synchronized movement, pantomime, and improvisation are natural companions to reading instruction. (Author/FL)
Descriptors: Dramatics, Elementary Education, Pantomime, Reading Instruction
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Spielman, Laura Jacobsen – Education, 2007
This paper communicates the generative potential of classroom skits as curricular openings in teacher education. Although assorted incidences of the use of skits in classrooms have been documented, literature on the use of skits as a learning tool is very limited. I suggest that skits allow for the generally absent observation component during…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Skits, Language Usage, Preservice Teachers
Milligan, David Fredrick – 1976
This book suggests ways to incorporate fist puppets into children's theater activities. Chapters discuss logical places for puppets (including, among others, schools, clubs, community and civic centers, and hospitals), the fist puppet and how it is operated, selection and adaptation of plays for puppets, and making puppets, costumes, puppet…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Dramatics, Elementary Education, Guidelines
Wehren, Rudolf; And Others – Schulpraxis, 1973
A selection of Christmas plays and skits in Swiss German. (DD)
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Drama, Dramatic Play, German
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Toby, Sidney – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
Four skits depicting the difficulties faced by famous men and women in science for seeking fund for their research are described. It is a spoof on the History of Science.
Descriptors: Grants, Science History, Scientists, Humor
Cassie, Dhyan – 1977
This booklet contains six easy plays written for educationally handicapped children. The plays are brief, use few characters and simple language and plots, and are based on fairy tales. Titles are: (1) "The Three Bears'" (2) "The Gingerbread Boy'" (3) "Little Red Riding Hood'" (4) "The Three Billy Goats Gruff'" (5) "Hansel and Gretel'" and (6)…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Dance, Disabilities, Drama
Lowe, Ross E. – J Bus Educ, 1969
Descriptors: Business Education, Consumer Education, Role Playing, Skits
Indiana Library Association. – 1971
The service that librarians provide to their library patrons is focused upon in the proceedings of this meeting. Daniel Melcher discusses acquisitions as they relate to user service, and then answers questions. The text of a skit depicting interaction between users, librarians and the card catalog is presented. Also included are the questions and…
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Acquisition, Library Catalogs, Library Services
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