EDEM686

Teaching New Zealand Theatre (Education)

30 points

Not offered 2020

For further information see School of Teacher Education

Description

This course enables teachers and professional educators to explore New Zealand theatre and the ways it reflects and shapes our social history and our complex identities as New Zealanders. It engages participants as researchers of our theatre history and of the social and cultural movements that have led to the making of significant works. It also enables participants to explores ways in which dramatic performance has been used as a way of embodying important social and ethical issues in our history, and can further be used as a catalyst for investigation and change.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School