By N. Kindelan
Exploring the methods undergraduate theatre courses can play an important position in achieving the goals and studying results of a modern liberal schooling, Kindelan argues that theatre's signature pedagogy is helping all undergraduates turn into actively engaged in constructing serious and value-focused abilities.
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What is the relationship between the cultural and the utilitarian in liberal-arts study? How may one distinguish between liberal education and general education? ”46 The Evolution of the Liberal Arts ● 37 What Does General Education (GenEd) Mean? Because educators could not agree on the content and meaning of liberal education or on the purpose of the college core, the general education requirement became a way of ensuring that students, regardless of their major, received some connection to a classical liberal education and had some involvement with courses that were outside their major.
John Kao asks educators to build curricula around the needs of learners and learning processes rather than through outmoded systems. And Daniel Pink reminds us that survival Introduction ● 15 today means supplementing the expertise of the left brain (analytical reasoning skills) by nurturing the specialties of the right brain: creativity, empathy, synthetic thinking, and emotional well-being. ”27 In the university’s announcement, Faust spoke of Harvard’s historical ambivalence toward the role of the performing arts in the curriculum and in campus life.
32 By taking a more proactive approach and finding ways to include theatre departments in first-year interdisciplinary programs, collaborative learning projects, undergraduate research strategies, experiential endeavors, and service-learning missions, theatre departments will demonstrate how theatre courses and activities promote the skills to think critically, deeply, and creatively; the capacity to express clearly ideas about social issues; and the ability to translate ideas into action. 33 Clarifying how the philosophy and distinctive pedagogy of theatre programs are congruent with current interests in creative thinking, inquiry-based learning, experiential practices, and interdisciplinary teaching is the first step toward rectifying this problem.
Artistic Literacy: Theatre Studies and a Contemporary Liberal Education by N. Kindelan