Teaching Drama 1 (EDSE3042)


This unit of study is the initial Drama Curriculum (method) course unit for prospective secondary Drama teachers who are in the third year of the combined BEd/BA degree program. The unit introduces the teaching Drama 7-12, with a focus on Stages 4 and 5. Students will examine the history of drama education, examine teaching strategies for playbuilding and key forms of drama. Students will begin to develop their own personal style of teaching. The emphasis in this course is upon the teaching of Drama related to the NSW Year 7 - 10 Drama Syllabus.

Further unit of study information


2x2-hr workshops/wk for 7 wks


2000wd essay (40%) and teaching program (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


72 credit points, including 12 Senior credit points from Performance Studies

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.