Journal article

Investigating the role of drama in two enabling courses in Australia

Carol Carter, Richard Sallis

Applied Theatre Research | Intellect | Published : 2019

Abstract

This article discusses the use of drama as a method for teaching and learning using two case studies from different geographical locations and teaching contexts in Australia. The first, from the University of Newcastle, is in the field of enabling education that supports students to gain the knowledge and skills required to continue their journey to a higher education degree. The other, from an existing university pre-service teaching programme at the University of Melbourne, supports students to gain the knowledge and skills required to enter the teaching profession in an Australian context. Both case studies, which are also part of a broader, ongoing research project, examine the role dram..

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