Artistic Literacy: Theatre Studies and a Contemporary Liberal Education (The Arts in Higher Education)

Artistic Literacy: Theatre Studies and a Contemporary Liberal Education (The Arts in Higher Education)

By: Nancy Kindelan (author)Paperback

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Exploring the ways undergraduate theatre programs can play a significant role in accomplishing the aims and learning outcomes of a contemporary liberal education, Kindelan argues that theatre's signature pedagogy helps all undergraduates become actively engaged in developing critical and value-focused skills.

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About Author

Nancy Kindelan is Associate Professor in the Theatre Department at Northeastern University, USA, where she teaches dramatic literature courses and directs plays. She has published widely on theatre studies in higher education, dramatic literature, and dramaturgy, including the book Shadows of Realism: Dramaturgy and the Theories and Practices of Modernism (1997). In 2004, Northeastern University presented her with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Contents

Introduction: A Call to Action PART I: THE MAKINGS OF A CONTEMPORARY LIBERAL EDUCATION The Evolution of the Liberal Arts The Evolution of Theatre Studies Programs A Contemporary Liberal Education PART II: THE PEDAGOGIES AND STRATEGIES OF THEATRE STUDIES Setting the Stage for Learning in the Twenty-First Century Intentional Learning through the Art of the Theatre Artistic Literacy in Action Artistic Literacy and the Twenty-First-Century Workforce

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137445599
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 215
  • ID: 9781137445599
  • weight: 285
  • ISBN10: 1137445599

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