Date of Award
Graduate and Professional Studies
Master of Education in Teaching and Learning
This study examined the effects of social emotional learning (SEL) on student perceptions of safety and comfortability in the theatre classroom. The researcher implemented SEL lessons using a morning meeting/class meeting format. Data was collected using a pre-survey, field notes, and focus group interviews. Data was analyzed using the constant comparative method to look for recurring themes to use for poetic transcription. Four primary codes, entitled “Will You Please Join Us?,” “Friend or Foe?,” “Climbing the Mountain of Anxiety,” and “The Love of Theatre” were used to create their own unique poem demonstrating the thoughts and emotions of the students in the classroom.
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Wooten, Emily, "Examining the Effect of Social Emotional Learning on Student Perceptions of the Safety and Comfortability in the Theatre Classroom" (2022). Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning. 50.