Drama in Education

ISBN Number : 81-8318-132-5

Library Price : Rs.650

Library Dollar Price : 26$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2005

No. Of Pages : 252

About The Book

The entire book has been divided into twenty two chapters .each chapter offers a simple,theoretical and practical basis of the work that considers the kind of learning which drama can promote.All the illustrations given are relevant to varied topics taught in each class. So too,while outlining the kind of dramatic activity,the teaching points arising from each activity has been discussed widely.Few aspects are designed to help teachers for planning ,operating and evaluating their own methodology that may further lead them towards an unerstanding of the elements which promote effective drama teaching .it is hope that each chapter will assist teachers,teacher educators as well as teacher trainees in analyzing and refining their own view of drama-in-education and also encourage them to develop their own approach to drama.

Book Content of Drama in Education
  • Introduction
  • Drama Defined its Nature
  • Need,Important and value of Drama in Child`s Learning
  • Literature Review
  • Children`s Theatre
  • Drama at Primary and Pre-Primary Level
  • Entering Through Formal Drama
  • Managing Learning From Withing The Drama
  • Approach Towards Constructing Curriculum in Drama Education
  • Planning Drama to Respond To The Needs Of The Teacher and The Curriculum
  • Acting is Believing and Getting into the Part, into the Character and into the Play
  • Dramatization
  • Story Telling
  • Role-Play
  • Play
  • Drama-Games
  • Mime
  • Improvisation
  • Dialogue - A Unique Communication Skill
  • Language Policy
  • Drama Theerapy

About The Author

Dr. Usha Rao is double M.A. [Phil., Applied Psy] and her Ph.D., is an Audio-Visual Education. She has attended many National and International Conferences, seminars and presented the papers at Delhi, Agra, Hariyana, Mathura, Pune, Haridwar, Nashik Hyderabad, Kolhapur, Jodhpur, Nagpur, Jabalpur, Varananani, Vadodara, etc. and at U.K., U.S.A., Iran, China, Japan, Muscat, Sweden, Bangkok, Australia, Singapore, etc. on various topics of education.

Dr. Usha Rao is the author of books entitled Action Research, Conducting Educational Research - Educational Technology, Exceptional Children, Education for Peace, Value Education, Drama in Education, Hypnosis in Education, Inclusive Education, Advanced Educational Statistics, Advanced Educational Psychology, Creativity in Education, etc. Most of these books are used as textbooks and reference books for B.Ed. and M.A. (in education).

She is a recipient of National Award 4 times - 1994, 1996, 1997 and 1998. She got Giants International Award for her work in field of Education, Rotary Award while studying B.Ed. and Best Teacher Award from G.E. Society.

Dr. Usha Rao has specialised in Hypnosis. Till now, more than 25 students have got Ph.D. under her guidance.

To her credit, 8 poetry books in Marathi language and 3 in English.

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