Grainger, Teresa and Kendall-Seatter, Sue
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1080/13644360304642|
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This paper illustrates the powerful role that drama can play in facilitating spiritual development. The opportunities offered through the experience of improvisation are explored through a detailed examination of a single drama session. The children's engagement in and reflection upon the drama are seen as sensitive vehicles to build a sense of community, increase self-knowledge, develop empathy, search for meaning and purpose and experience a sense of the transcendent. Examples are given of children's responses, both oral and written, to illuminate possible reflective connections between drama and spiritual growth.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
|Depositing User:||Colin Smith|
|Date Deposited:||04 Dec 2008 07:47|
|Last Modified:||05 Oct 2016 17:20|
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