Courses Catalogue

Drama In Education

COURSE CODE: MUS 1203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  • Introduction to Drama; what it is, use of Drama to teach other subjects
  • History of Drama; romanticism, realism, naturalism and symbolism
  • Acting in drama; make believe, individual and group mimes, improvisation
  • Communication tools of the actor; voice, body parts, props, costumes, make-up and masks
  • Ice-breaking activities, relaxation and warm-up exercises, voice training
  • Instructional Methods
  • Lectures, field work, demonstrations, project work and group discussions