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  • Reflective Practices in Arts Educationby Pamela Burnard; Sarah Hennessy

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 43.54

    "This book, aimed at people working in the arts as teachers, practitioners or researchers, invites deeper thought about reflective practice and its role within the current context of accountability in education." --British Journal of Music more...

  • The Art of Theaterby James R. Hamilton

    Wiley 2008; US$ 50.95 US$ 44.16

    The Art of Theater argues for the recognition of theatrical performance as an art form independent of dramatic writing. Identifies the elements that make a performance a work of art Looks at the competing views of the text-performance relationships An important and original contribution to the aesthetics and philosophy of theater... more...

  • Speaking and Listening through Drama 7-11by Francis Prendiville; Nigel Toye

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 34.00

    This book for inservice and preservice teachers demonstrates how to use drama to promote students' speaking and listening skills, including strategies to motivate reluctant learners. more...

  • Young at Artby Christine Hatton; Sarah Lovesy

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95

    Young at Art is a practical guide to playbuilding for teachers working with students at an upper primary and secondary level. Focusing on an area often neglected in traditional drama text books, the book covers the process of devising drama, and the teacher?s role in facilitating students to collectively become playwrights, actors, designers, directors... more...

  • Today I Willby Jerry Spinelli; Eileen Spinelli

    Random House Children's Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    Reassuring advice for every day of the year From an esteemed husband-and-wife team comes a book of daily advice and insight. In dated entries meant to be read one per day, the Spinellis open with a brief quote from children?s literature, write a paragraph of lively advice inspired by that quote, and end with a ?Today I will . . .? promise. The... more...

  • Evolution of Expression, Volume Iby Charles Wesley Emerson

    The Floating Press 1905; US$ 5.99

    Charles Wesley Emerson's book The Evolution of Expression was a central text in the Monroe Conservatory of Oratory's curriculum in the early twentieth century. It was Emerson's firm belief that communication skills were the key to fulfilling one's potential and that a student who completed this academic program would have success regardless... more...

  • A Roadmap to Educationby Dorothy Prokes

    UPA 2009; US$ 39.99

    A Road Map to Education: The CRE-ACT Way takes an approach to education with an arts based curriculum. This involves not only visual art and music but also dance and drama. Creative drama is used in the classroom as an experiential learning element. more...

  • Teaching Theatre Todayby Anne L. Fliotsos; Gail S. Medford

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 80.00

    Through thirteen essays, Teaching Theatre Today addresses the changing nature of educational theory, curricula, and teaching methods in theatre programs of colleges and universities of the United States and Great Britain. more...

  • Writing Your First Playby Roger Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Writing Your First Play provides the beginning playwright with the tools and motivation to tell a story through dramatic form. Based in a series of exercises which gradually grow more complex, the books helps the reader to understand the basic elements of drama, conflict, and action. The exercises help the reader to become increasingly sophisticated... more...

  • From Mouse to Mermaidby Elizabeth Bell; Lynda Haas; Laura Sells

    Indiana University Press 1995; US$ 17.99

    From Mouse to Mermaid, an interdisciplinary collection of original essays, is the first comprehensive, critical treatment of Disney cinema. Addressing children?s classics as well as the Disney affiliates? more recent attempts to capture adult audiences, the contributors respond to the Disney film legacy from feminist, marxist, poststructuralist, and... more...