Alt 410: Drama In Education Question Paper
Exam Name: Alt 410: Drama In Education
Course: Bachelor Of Arts
Category: Kenyatta University question papers
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2007/2008
SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF
ARTS AND BACHELOR OF EDUCATION
ALT 410: DRAMA IN EDUCATION
DATE: THURSDAY, 19TH JUNE 2008
TIME: 8.00 A.M. ? 10.00 A.M.
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer question 1 and two other making a total of 3.
Study the picture below carefully and write a dramatic story which has conflict(s); suspense,
specific roles and a resolution which is educational.
Select any three proponents and practitioners of Drama in Education and explain how they
advocated for the centrality of play in the learning process of the child and how they made
education child centred.
The fact that Ministry of Education spent KSh.10 million in the National Finals of the Kenya
Schools Drama Festival in Nakuru in March this year shows how much drama is valued by the
Ministry. However, what explanation does one give for Drama not having been instituted as a
subject in its own right in the primary and secondary schools curricula?
Explain why the process of initiation in many African countries used to entail a variety of
dramatic activities and why in addition the process was regarded as formal education.
What misgivings does Mzee Jonathan Juma in ROLE PLAY by Sibi Okumu have after having
lived full and exciting life and what lessons do we have from these misgivings?
?In MUNTU, Joe DeGraft has written about the history, philosophy, politics, economics and
culture of Africa.? Discuss.
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