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Title: An Assessment Of The Practice Of Theatre For Development In Ethiopia And Its Role In Educating The Public: Case Of A Show In Debre Markos Secondary Sch
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Wegayehu Tebeje (Dr.)
Zekarias, Samuel
Keywords: group about their socio-economic problem
Issue Date: Jun-2009
Abstract: This is a study on the practices of Theatre for Development (7fD) and its role in educating the public with a special focus on its delivery in Debre Markos Secondary School. The main purpose of this study was to assess the historical development and practice of 7fD in Ethiopia; its role, its use and acceptance on the target group of Debre Markos Secondary School grade 10 students. The total students of grade 10, 1170 (600 females and 570 males), were taken as a case study, s ince the 7fD was shown only for them. The sample size of the study were 10%, 117 (60 female and 57 male) students through purposive sampling method. Questionnaire, focus group discussion (FGD) and interview were employed to collect the data. Moreover, secondary data were also collected mainly from books, joumals, magazines and internet websites so as to strengthen the study. The data obtained were analyzed using both qualitative and quantitative methods. After analyzing the data, the 1"esu/t of the study revealed that, most of the respondents did not have awareness about 7fD, most of them liked the 7fD since it gave them two-way communication. As most respondents responded, 7fD is an appropriate medium in order to educate and create awareness to the public and it is also accepted, regarding on its use, by the public because of its edutainment and participatory characteristics. A recommendation is made based on the findings of the study so as to use 7fD as a medium in order to educate the target group about their socio-economic problem.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16561
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