Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Business and Social Sciences Division
CHLD 82PLANNING CREATIVE DRAMATICSSummer 2011
1 hour lecture. 1 Unit

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 12 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade with P/NP option
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 GE Status: Non-GE

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: CSUValidation: 12/14/10

1. Description -
Introduction to creative dramatics for the child; dramatic play, puppetry, role playing, acting out stories; how to implement creative dramatics. The emergence of creativity, imagining, and empathizing with others. Techniques for promoting children's sensitivity to, and use of, various dramatic art forms. Role of the parent and teacher in facilitating children's explorations.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
Student will be able to:
  1. Analyze and compare children's books to determine the most appropriate to use for story re-enactment experiences.
  2. Demonstrate the use of various props that can be used to tell or re-enact a story.
  3. Develop a curriculum plan promoting large motor, small motor, socialé─ýemotional and language development through dramatics.
  4. Discuss how social, cultural, personality and environmental factors lead to the development of a child's creativity.
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
None

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Analyze and compare children's books to determine the most appropriate to use for story re-enactment experiences.
    1. Use of rhythm, repetition, nursery rhymes and songs to develop oral language
    2. Identify age appropriate literature selections by assessing length of story, vocabulary, characters and subject
  2. Demonstrate the use of various props that can be used to tell or re-enact a story.
    1. Concrete props to assist children in their re-enactment
    2. Use of props with concrete objects
    3. Use props to represent sound effects when re-enacting a story
  3. Develop a curriculum plan promoting large motor, small motor, socialé─ýemotional and language development through dramatics.
    1. Development of prop boxes as a base to re-enact a curriculum topic
    2. Description of how drama fosters child development
  4. Discuss how social, cultural, personality and environmental factors lead to the development of a child's creativity.
    1. Valuing, accepting , encouraging, and respecting a child's native language and ethnicity through selection of literature
    2. Recognition of bias, anti-bias and diversity in children's literature
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Class participation
  2. Class presentation
  3. Writing reflections
  4. Final project
7. Representative Text(s) -
No text. Articles selected by instructor.

8. Disciplines -
Child Development
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Lecture, Discussion, Oral presentations, Demonstration.
 
10. Lab Content -
Not applicable.
 
11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
 
12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
  1. Reading select articles for discussion.
  2. Reflective writing on selected topics.
13. Need/Justification -
This course is a restricted support course for the AA degree in Child Development.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2011-12-14 17:27:01


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines