Document Type Master's Dissertation Author Maritz, Gerrit Ulrich email@example.com URN etd-02012011-203230 Document Title An appreciative inquiry approach to community theatre on HIV and AIDS education for young people Degree MA (Drama) Department Drama Supervisor
Advisor Name Title Prof M Coetzee Committee Chair Keywords
- appreciative inquiry
- theatre of the oppressed
- pedagogy of the oppressed
- social change
- meaningful participation.
- theatre for development
- drama in education
- theatre in education
- peer education
- community theatre
Date 2011-04-13 Availability unrestricted AbstractThis dissertation positions Community Theatre as an agency for development and education based on the educational principles of Freire and Boal’s Theatre for Development. The dissertation argues that Appreciative Inquiry can enrich the practice of Community Theatre by approaching HIV and AIDS education through an asset-based, participatory, inclusive, learner-centred approach. The dissertation further hypothesises that the infusion of the 4-D process of Appreciative Inquiry into Community Theatre processes aimed at HIV and AIDS education will enhance young people’s agency as active participants and agents of change in their communities beyond the didactic notions inherent in ABC education approaches to HIV prevention. This approach can encourage meaningful participation and critical consciousness amongst young people in the HIV prevention response.
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