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Humanities Edge Undergraduate Research Symposium | Summer 2020

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Abstract

Jamaicans are naturally expressive people. As a Jamaican and a drama major, I have always been interested in drama and its educational uses. In this project, I reviewed the literature regarding theories and techniques in drama. I was particularly focusing on the literature that would help me improve educational outcomes in Jamaica. Through the exploration of various drama techniques, I found that drama can be beneficial in the classroom. Applying the appropriate techniques can potentially remove certain barriers that arise between the student and the lesson. However, for drama to be successfully implemented in the Jamaican classroom, future studies would need to be conducted regarding the curriculum of the Jamaican education system as well as possibility of the instructional use of the island’s native language, Patois. In addition to the literature review, I prepared a simulation to illustrate the use of drama in a grade ten Jamaican classroom.

Research Paper

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