Title: Living History Workshop/Course for Teachers
workshop will require 30 contact hours to achieve two graduate level credit
hours. Contact hours include 5 hours of in class instruction, 10 hours of
field work and 15 hours of Internet instruction.
Description: This workshop/course is designed for classroom teachers. This workshop/course highlights Social Studies, Language Arts, and Drama Academic Content Standards and provides methods for achieving these standards through classroom activities with life centered themes. Participants will gain strategies for facilitating active learning in history utilizing the theatre arts and available historical resources. The U.S. Department of Education has called for: innovative teaching and learning methods, collaborative space for educators, and the focus on technology in the classroom all centered on fulfilling the Academic Content Standards and ensuring student success. This workshop/course targets these goals through an interdisciplinary approach.
Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop students should be able to:
for the Classroom: A Teacherís Handbook
By Viola Spolin
HONOR POLICY: Plagiarism (the presentation of someone elseís work as your own) and academic dishonesty, i.e. cheating (deception in fulfilling academic requirements) will not be tolerated. If a student presents someone else's work as his/her own and fails to give credit to his/her sources, the student will automatically fail the class/workshop and risk academic probation.