The Writings of Jonothan Neelands
- Paperback / softback, 186 pages, 244 mm x 170 mm
- 31 May 2010
- Trentham Books Ltd
CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; Foreword; Prologue; Making sense of drama: 1. Beowulf: A sample lesson; 2. Theatre as a learning process; 3. Learning through imagined experience; 4. Structuring to begin; The argument for drama: 5. The meaning of drama; 6. Theatre without walls; 7. In the hands of living people; Pro-social pedagogy: 8. 11/09: The space in our hearts; 9. The art of togetherness; 10. Mirror, dynamo or lens?; 11. The arrival; Afterword.
O'Connor skilfully sandwiches Neelands' discourses about drama curricula, theory, and practice that illustrate the crux of his writings... orienting the reader to drama, its educational role, and its social extension. Both practitioners and theorists will value this timely collection. - Citizenship, Social and Economics Education this new selection of Jonothan Neelands' work gives the reader a sense of the way his thinking and practice has developed over some 20 years... will serve as both a source of practical ideas as well as providing rich material for thinking about the role of drama and theatre in learning and teaching. English Drama Media