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Poetry, Theatre and Society - ACEEN5A

Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip students to be creative, innovative teachers of English poetry and drama by providing them with knowledge of, and requiring them to reflect on, evaluate and implement a variety of strategies in the practice of teaching poetry and drama in the Senior Phase and Further Education and Training. Students are introduced to terminology used in the study of poetry and are given a range of ideas and techniques for teaching poetry in their own classrooms. Qualifying students are able to read and respond to a play (as distinct from other literary forms) as both text and performance and to impart this experience to their learners. They are also introduced to OBE concerns and terminology.