Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 20 hours total over the 5 day intensive period in January (during the Victorian school summer holidays) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours total commitment
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorProf John O'Toole
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject will be largely conducted by Royal Shakespeare Company personnel, in collaboration with Drama staff. The teaching of Shakespeare will be explored through a pedagogy entailing an active, participatory and critical approach. Students will engage in workshop activities modelled on the acting and production work and educational programs offered by the RSC. Dramatic texts will be actively explored from the point of view of actors, directors, audiences and scholars - including artistic problem-solving and investigation of contemporary critical issues. Effective program and unit planning for the classroom or other educational contexts will be introduced. This subject will be taught through an intensive week's workshop at the beginning of the semester, with the assessment occurring during this week and immediately following. The content will flow through directly to be taken up in 460-650 Shakespeare in the classroom and community.|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
There will be two items of assessment, each worth 50 per cent.
Item 1: Practical class tasks within the RSC workshops. (2, 000 words) (Due on the final day of the intensive period)
Item 2: Ongoing written critical journal and post-workshop reflection. (2, 000 words) (Due 3 weeks after the intensive period)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should : |
Postgraduate Certificate in the Teaching of Shakespeare |
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