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CRC19: Courses

TA 401 Children's Literature and Creative Drama

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This course examines teaching strategies and techniques for introducing children to drama and theatre. This course will introduce the students to children's dramatic literature and creative drama in the classroom. Encouraging both teacher and student imagination and expression, the course helps future teachers, service providers and/or recreational leaders integrate drama into their programs and classrooms. Students will be introduced to a variety of genres and strategies for incorporating drama into their programs, including mime, dramatic play, improvisation, and dramatic literature. The course focuses on drama as an art form as well as a teaching tool.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Critique and evaluate the role of the theatre arts and its relationship to other parts of society.