APTH 601 - Theatre and Learning: Theories Seminar (3 Credits)
This course runs concurrently with the core courses in the first two semesters. Students will use readings from selected texts to place the central strands of the program’s course work in an historical context and understand the key artistic, educational, and cultural theories that inform them. They will address important dimensions of the work such as learning theory, research methodology, community development and multiculturalism.
Essential content will include:
- History of Theatre Movements, Theories, Theorists and Directors that have informed the development of Applied Theatre practice
- Human Development
- Learning Theories and Theorists
- Theatre-in-Education, Drama-in-Education and Creative Dramatics
- Dramatherapy and Psychodrama