International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2014, Vol. 10(3) 109-126

The Effect of Creative Drama on Pre-Service Elementary Teachers' Achievement in Art Education Course and Interest in Art

Aysegul Oguz, & Ali E. Sahin

pp. 109 - 126   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2014.042

Published online: October 15, 2014  |   Number of Views: 3  |  Number of Download: 22


Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the creative drama method on pre-service elementary teachers’ achievement in art education courses and interest in art. The study made use of the experimental pattern with pre- and post-test control groups. Data were collected, analyzed, and interpreted according to the mixed method including both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Before and after the study, both groups were administered the Art Education Achievement Test and the Information Form on the Interest towards Art. Participants in the study and control groups were requested to keep diaries about their emotions, thoughts, and achievements after the art education class every week. Following the study, 12 participants were interviewed individually and a  focus group interview was conducted with 6 participants. The study concluded that the creative drama method improved the participants' levels of interest in art and their achievements in the art education course.

Keywords: Interest in art, achievement in the art education course, creative drama


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Oguz, A. & Sahin, A.E. (2014). The Effect of Creative Drama on Pre-Service Elementary Teachers' Achievement in Art Education Course and Interest in Art . International Journal of Progressive Education, 10(3), 109-126.

Harvard
Oguz, A. and Sahin, A. (2014). The Effect of Creative Drama on Pre-Service Elementary Teachers' Achievement in Art Education Course and Interest in Art . International Journal of Progressive Education, 10(3), pp. 109-126.

Chicago 16th edition
Oguz, Aysegul and Ali E. Sahin (2014). "The Effect of Creative Drama on Pre-Service Elementary Teachers' Achievement in Art Education Course and Interest in Art ". International Journal of Progressive Education 10 (3):109-126.

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