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1991

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Portland State University

Higher Education Administration

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Creative Drama As An Instructional Strategy In Adult Christian Education, Darlene Richards Graves Jan 1991

Creative Drama As An Instructional Strategy In Adult Christian Education, Darlene Richards Graves

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This study reviews the tenents of adult learning. Christian education and creative drama and presents the observation that there are parallel objectives in each of these three major areas. Noting that creative drama is rarely used in adult Christian education, which is primarily cognitive-based and lecture-discussion oriented, the study proposes the application of creative drama strategies to provide an alternative experiential learning process and therefore create a drama strategies to provide an alternative experiential learning process and therefore create a balance of focus between cognitive, affective, reflective and active learning styles in adult Christian education. It also suggests that through ...