General information

Module title Method of Drama in Prevention of Exclusion in the Context of Cultural Diversity (Workshop)
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM Sylwia Jaskulska (coordinator), dr Mateusz Marciniak
Lecturer's email jaskulsk@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position adiunkt
Faculty Faculty of Educational Studies
Semester 2021/2022 (winter)
Duration 30
ECTS 4
USOS code 11-DM-11-a

Timetable

Module aim (aims)

1) broadening the knowledge about the drama method (types, techniques, rules, possibilities) and it’s conditions
2) development of the knowledge about method of drama in educational context (working with children and youth)
3) development of awareness of inter-culture diversity and culture concepts (perception of time, working traits and engagement depth) and their influence on intercultural relations
4) overview and exchange participants’ knowledge and experiences in the field of marginalization in multicultural groups (causes, factors, mechanism and forms of exclusion)
5) expanding the skills of critical thinking and intercultural communication
6) development of the ability of educational drama method’sapplication to prevent exclusion in culturally diversified groups (peers - children and youth, school context, the local community)
7) development of the skills of application of main drama methods in practice (design and coordination of drama meeting: relations between drama leaders and participants)Assessment method: Preparing the outline of drama meeting (by 3-4 students teams) for children/adolescent in context of cultural diversity

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Syllabus

Week 1: Integration of workshops participants;
Week 2: Educational drama method;
Week 3: The role of peer groups in the development of children and young people and the process of peer exclusion (mechanisms of exclusion, forms of exclusion, reasons for exclusion from a peer group);
Week 4: Inter-culture diversity and culture concepts. Internationalization, culture shock, intercultural communication. Identification of cognitive maps of the world: stereotypes, emotions;
Week 5: Mechanism of marginalization (perspective of exclusionfrom the group: depriving somebody of interaction,common aims, goals, and interests).Levels of inclusion/exclusion in interpersonal relations;
Week 6: The use of drama method that depicts the mechanism of peer exclusion. Workshop 1;
Week 7: The use of drama method that depicts the mechanism of peer exclusion. Workshop 2;
Week 8: The use of drama method that depicts the mechanism of peer exclusion. Workshop 3;
Week 9: The use of drama method that depicts the hidden culture concepts. Workshop 4;
Week 10: The use of drama method that depicts the hidden culture concepts. Workshop 5;
Week 11: The use of drama method that depicts the hidden culture concepts. Workshop 6;
Week 12: The use of drama methods in improving personal (e.g. self-esteem) and group (cooperation, ability to set common goals) resources. Workshop 7;
Week 13: Students presentations: drama meetings;
Week 14: Students presentations: drama meetings;
Week 15: Students presentations: drama meetings;

Reading list

ARTICLES/BOOKS (the selected content):
• Jaskulska S., Poleszak W., Peer exclusion, in. Educational and socio-cultural competences of contemporary teachers. Selected issues, ed. J. Pyżalski, theQ studio, Łódź 2015.
• GudykunstW.B., eds.,Cross-Cultural and Intercultural Communication, SAGE Publications, London, New Delhi 2003.
• Leary, M. R., Interpersonal rejection, Oxford University Press, New York 2001.
• Robinson S., Drama and Personal, Social and Moral Education, Birmingham City Council, Education Department, Birmingham 1995.
• Schonmann S. eds., Key Concepts in Theatre/DramaEducation, University of Haifa, Israel 2011.
• Stockinger P. Intercultural communication. A general introduction. 10.03.2010;https://www.researchgate.net/publication/237356551_Intercultural_communication_A_general_introduction [accessed Mar 04 2019].
• Way B., Development through drama, Humanities Press, New York 1990.• Winiarek-Kołucka M., ed., Drama wzmacniaMetodadramy w edukacji antydyskryminacyjnej i obywatelskiej, Stowarzyszenie Praktyków Dramy STOP-KLATKA, Warszawa 2016.

WEBSITES (the selected content):
http://teachingthroughthearts.blogspot.com/2011/07/drama-as-teaching-tool.html
https://www.artsonthemove.co.uk/resources/drama-methods.php
https://dbp.theatredance.utexas.edu/glossary
https://www.slideserve.com/patience/types-of-cultures