Yuejuan Zhou1, *, Ying Chen2
1 Postgraduate in English Teaching, School of Foreign Languages, Gannan Normal University, Ganzhou, China, 341000.
2 Associate Professor, Ph.D. in English Language and Literature, School of Foreign Languages, Gannan Normal University, Ganzhou, China, 341000.
In this study, the content analysis method is adopted to systematically summarize the research status of classroom application of educational drama in primary and secondary schools in China from 2010 to 2020. It is found that there are a large number of practical studies on educational drama in primary and secondary schools, involving a variety of subjects, and most of them tend to be applied in liberal arts, while there are few explorations on the application in science. Practical exploration is mostly based on personal experience, lacking of support from a mature theoretical system. Noticing the deficiencies of the current research, that is, more qualitative research and less quantitative empirical research, future research direction of educational drama practice in China is put forward: More attention should be pay to the quantitative research on the effect of educational drama practice in classroom. Also, feasible and effective ways of extending drama to science subjects as well as the research field of teacher training should be explored.
educational drama practice, primary and secondary education, review and prospect
Yuejuan Zhou, Ying Chen. Practice of Educational Drama in Primary and Secondary Education: Review and Prospect. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 12: 40-46. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.031207.
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