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Heads Held High – A Podcast

On Tuesday 3rd July 2018, delegates of the International Drama in Education Research Institute were treated to a performance of Heads Held High, a production by Black Friars...

Elinor Vettraino: Navigating the self: a journey through the process of researching embodied reflexivity...

In moments of transition, stories are often told and enacted in order to enable smooth passage between experiences (Gersie, 1997). Metaphorical or analogical bootstrapping...

Linda Hassall: Politics of Distance: Psychological Landscapes. Contemporary Identity in Australian Gothic Drama

The politics of distance has informed the psychological landscape of Australian cultural identity since settlement and colonisation. Australian Gothic drama explores the psychology of...

Robin Pascoe and Peter Wright: Promises, Promises, Curriculum Promises: Implementing a national drama curriculum...

The metaphor of a leaky boat has an apt poignancy for researchers following the publication of the Australian Curriculum: The Arts (Drama) and its...

Takahiro Watanabe: How can drama change learning of both teachers and children at school?

Introducing drama into school curriculum can impact how teachers learn during in-service training programs at school as well as how children learn in lessons....

Tracey-Lynne Cody, Janinka Greenwood, Sharon Mazer, Christian Penny, and Jo Randerson: Aotearoa / New...

This locally focused panel was truly an inspiration - what follows is a selection of the panel’s words from the session… “I’m going to position...

John O’Toole: In here or out there? Investigating the opportunities and challenges of establishing...

This presentation will describe preliminary progress on, and invite contribution to, an informal research project intending to examine and compare how different national and...

Matthew Decoursey: Boal, Bolton and Philosophy on Changes of Perception

Jacques Rancière suggests to us that the process of including excluded people has to do with change of perception, a new "distribution of the...

Matt Omasta and Elizabeth Murray: Assessment in Elementary Drama Education

This study articulates U.S. elementary (primary) school drama specialists’ / teachers’ perceptions of assessment as a component of education and documents assessment processes and...

Catalina Villanueva and Carmel O’Sullivan: Challenging distances: Navigating the waters of critical pedagogy in...

Drama’s potential for critical pedagogy has been explored in recent years (Freebody & Finneran, 2013; O’Connor, 2013), but seldom in Latin American settings. This...

Carol Carter, Richard Sallis and Warren Nebe: Investigating the role of drama in the...

There have been research contributions identifying the efficacy of drama as a method of teaching and learning and for the creation of dialogical spaces....

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