Cox, Timothy James (1970) The development of drama in education 1902-1944: an account of the developing awareness of the educational possibilities of drama with particular reference to English schools. Masters thesis, Durham University.
The thesis attempts to describe some of the main trends in thought and practice concerning the role of drama in education during the period flanked by the education acts of 1902 and 1944. Chapter 1 deals with the new movements in education and the theatre which were conductive to the development of drama in English schools during the early decades of the twentieth century. In chapter2, an account of two conferences on drama and education held during the twenties gives an indication as to how far thinking had progressed by the time. Chapter 3 allows for comparisons to be made with developments elsewhere, by giving details of the creative dramatics movement in the united states of America and the following chapter traces the official attitude towards dramas place in English schools as exemplified in board of education publications and major committee reports chapter 4 discuss the main aspects of dramatic activity in the schools and chapter5 treats in some detail the work of five pioneers in the field of education drama
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Award:||Master of Education|
|Copyright:||Copyright of this thesis is held by the author|
|Deposited On:||14 Mar 2014 16:38|