TITLE

Cooperative Learning and Drama Techniques

AUTHOR(S)
Morgan, Bobbette M.; Rosenberg, Graciela P.
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
International Journal of the Humanities;Oct2005, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cooperative learning and drama techniques help students acquire a second language. An overview of the current research in both areas will be presented. One authors' expertise is in the area of research-based instructional strategies and the other author specializes in comparative linguistics (Spanish/English), and drama techniques for language acquisition. This paper combines the strengths of both areas for teaching students of all ages. Readers will be exposed to ‘What is drama?’, ‘What is cooperative learning?’, and the combination of using both to promote second language acquisition.
ACCESSION #
25038762

 

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