mPPACT - methodololy for a Pupil & Performing Arts Centered Teaching

The manual: mPPACT - methodololy for a Pupil & Performing Arts Centered Teaching

Alex Mavrocordatos et (2009) Writing Team: Nikos Govas, Smaragda Chrysostomou, Alex Mavrocordatos, Dave Pammenter, Betty Giannouli Photographs: Alan Thomson

ISBN 978-07552-0487-8



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/ CONTENTS (click on chapter titles to download the full text in pdf)



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00. FOREWORD. by Alex Mavrocordatos



PART ONE



01. DEVISING A ROAD TO THE FUTURE by Alex Mavrocordatos



(MPPACT: a methodology for a Pupil and Performing Arts-Centred Teaching / Stepping back / The learning journey and its spiral curriculum)



02. PROCESS OVERVIEW by Alex Mavrocordatos



(
Pedagogic approaches / Who is it for? / How long has it been? / Training the mPPACT trainers and the teachers / Implementing mPPACT / Devised performances and mPPACT events / Approaching the course / Methodology / Follow-up / Certificates)



03. OUR JOURNEY ON THE ROAD OF ENQUIRY AND DEVELOPMENT: CONTEXT – THEORY - PRACTICE by Betty Giannouli & David Pammenter



(
INTRODUCTION / THEORETICAL APPROACHES / Education as Practice of Freedom / Experiential and active learning / Social constructivism / Discovery learning: the Spiral model of education / The theory of multiple intelligences / Emotional intelligence / The role of the educator / Identity, relation of the ‘self’ with the ‘other’ / On ownership / CONSIDERATION OF OUR PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS AND FRAMEWORK / Contextualising our contemporary world / On imagination / On transformation / On Being and Becoming / What was our collective project task? / What did we do? Where did we start? What are we offering? / On disturbance and the sharpening of contradictions / The conceptual framework shaping the mPPACT course / The mPPACT Journey: adding the strands of self and other)



04. THE mPPACT COURSE by Nikos Govas



(
Introduction / The Course objectives / The Course aims / The Course facilitators and trainers / Stage one: The Preparation / Stage two: The Training / The content of the training / Unit 1: Group dynamics and pre-evaluation / Unit 2: Theory input / Unit 3: Personal Engagement-Exploration/Research / Unit 4: From Personal to Communal / Unit 5: Evaluation and Development / Stage three: The Implementation / Stage four: The mPPACT event / Stage five: The final reporting and award of certificates)



05. MONITORING AND EVALUATION by Smaragda Chrysostomou



(
Internal and external evaluation methodology / During the course / How this is done / A note on action-based evaluation / Still pictures / The Margolis wheel / Tips and Options / Group Mapping)



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ART TWO



06. PHOTO ESSAY: USING CFSC TO MEET THE NEEDS OF TODAY’S STUDENTS  PartA ...PartB by Alex Mavrocordatos & Alan Thomson



07.TEN KEY POINTS by Fotini Dimitriou



(
Change born from disturbance and challenge / The Ritual – The Law / Co-intentionality / Emotional involvement (challenging emotions) / Non Verbal-Communication / The senses / The Conflict, The Contradiction / The Unpredictable, the unexpected / Space – Time / Interactivity)



08. MUSIC AND ITS VARIOUS ROLES IN mPPACT by Natassa Economidou-Stavrou



(
Introduction / Listening, performing and improvising musical activities in mPPACT / Some examples of listening and responding to music / Some examples of performing music / Some examples of improvising music / Concluding remarks)



09. THE CASE FOR LEARNING FROM THE EXPERIENCES OF EARLY YEARS by Nick Owen



(
An mPPACT case study: Apple Tree Children’s Centre / Outcomes)



10. ON THE EMERGENCE OF NEW CREATIVE FORMS by Anna Tsichli



PART THREE



11. ACTIVITIES – EXERCISES – TECHNIQUES by Nikos Govas



(
COMMUNICATION, CO-INTENTIONALITY, TRUST “Everyone who…”, “Three truths and a lie”, “Leading the blind”, “The energy sticks”, The ‘all as one’ complicity exercises, “Touch the four bases”, “The river”, “The fairground” / EXPLORING BODY LANGUAGE AND SKILLS From image to concept or story, “Aim for spaces! (A4S)”, Playing with status, / EXPLORING ATTITUDES AND ISSUES Still pictures I / SELF’ AND ‘OTHER’ The mirror exercise, from the individual to the social: The ‘life map’ activities, Example 1: Drawing life maps, Example 2: Using narration to map personal stories, “Enacting a story: The battle and power games poem”, /



MONITORING AND EVALUATION Still pictures II, Group Mapping)



PART FOUR



12. BIBLIOGRAPHY 



13. mPPACT PARTNERS AND TRAINERS UNITED KINGDOM, GREECE, CYPRUS, DENMARK



14. INDEX