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Creative Collaborations through Inclusive Theatre and Community Based Learning

Students in Transition

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Lisa A. Kramer, Judy Freedman Fask
    Pages 1-6
  3. Lisa A. Kramer, Judy Freedman Fask
    Pages 7-22
  4. Lisa A. Kramer, Judy Freedman Fask
    Pages 23-41
  5. Lisa A. Kramer, Judy Freedman Fask
    Pages 43-75
  6. Lisa A. Kramer, Freedman Judy Fask
    Pages 77-94
  7. Lisa A. Kramer, Freedman Judy Fask
    Pages 95-126
  8. Lisa A. Kramer, Freedman Judy Fask
    Pages 127-163
  9. Lisa A. Kramer, Freedman Judy Fask
    Pages 165-181
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 183-196

About this book

Introduction

In this book, the authors share stories of creative, community based collaborations to illustrate how educators can use the arts to expand creative thinking and promote social justice beyond the classroom. Using their work in theatre classrooms as a central point, examples of innovative, inclusive programs designed to inspire learning for people of diverse abilities are presented. Through this examination, Kramer and Fask reveal the excitement, challenges, and unexpected surprises that come along with implementing a creative approach to learning.

Keywords

Special Education Diversity Community Based Learning Service Learning Transition Services Theatre Inclusive Arts Drama Therapy Social Justice Civic Engagement

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Worcester State UniversityWorcesterUSA
  2. 2.Worcester Public SchoolsWorcesterUSA

About the authors

Lisa A. Kramer is a theatre educator, director, writer, and the founder of heArtful Theatre Company, dedicated to using the arts to promote social change. She teaches at various colleges in New England, and leads workshops in theatre and writing with people of all abilities and ages.

Judy Freedman Fask is an award-winning and recognized leader, advocate, and ally within the field of community and civic engagement. She uses the arts to encourage creative thinking and foster learning in innovative and productive ways.  

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Creative Collaborations through Inclusive Theatre and Community Based Learning
  • Book Subtitle Students in Transition
  • Authors Lisa A. Kramer
    Judy Freedman Fask
  • Series Title Palgrave Studies In Play, Performance, Learning, and Development
  • Series Abbreviated Title Palgrave Studies In Play, Performance, Learning, and Development
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-59926-1
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-137-59925-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-93841-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-137-59926-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 196
  • Number of Illustrations 2 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Creativity and Arts Education
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