Innovation, Technology and Converging Practices in Drama Education and Applied Theatre

1st Edition

Michael Anderson, David Cameron, Paul Sutton

Published September 26, 2014
Reference - 154 Pages
ISBN 9781138803190 - CAT# Y170195


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This edition collection showcases the increasing intersections between drama and applied theatre, education, innovation and technology. It tunes in to the continuing conversation that has been a persistent if not prominent feature of our drama education since the advent of accessible computer based technologies. The chapters in this book consider how technology can be used as a potent tool in drama learning and how the learning is changing the technologies and in turn how learning is transforming the technology. This collection includes contributions from leading scholars in the field on a range of topics including digital storytelling and identity formation, applied drama and micro-blogging and the use of Second Life in drama learning. The chapters provide a potent collection for researchers and educators considering the role of technology in drama education spaces.

This book was originally published as a special issue of RiDE: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance.

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