Towards a critical perspective of drama research in the nineties

Errington, Edward (1992) Towards a critical perspective of drama research in the nineties. In: 1992 AARE Conference Papers, pp. 1-12. From: AARE/NZARE Joint Conference: educational research: discipline & diversity, 22-26 November 1992, Geelong, VIC, Australia.

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[Extract] I wish to use this paper as a vehicle for presenting a possible drama research agenda in the nineties. As can be seen from a review of literature, there are many different ways that we can investigate drama education. If we accept Goodson & Walkers' (1991) view that the task of research is to 'make sense of what we know', then the sense we make of our teaching and learning will be somewhat limited if we only employ mainstream empirical methods to research drama workplaces. In my considered view, such approaches are best suited to providing us with a macro view of drama education, but fall short of allowing a close view of the richness of life within drama classrooms.

Item ID: 19060
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: drama research, critical pedagogy
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ISSN: 1324-9339
Funders: AARE/NZARE
Projects and Grants: AARE/NZARE: Joint Conference
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2011 02:58
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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