224 страниц. 2011 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Is it a burden or a must to use acting literature to enhance communication skills of the teachers? In the pursuit of answering such questions, this book explores an refreshing area teacher education, teaching as a performing art, and presents a research study on prospective teachers. The study focuses on teacher identity and nonverbal immediacy during a drama course in which teacher candidates were introduced to the basic skills and knowledge of actors. In addition to the discussion on the incorporation of acting theories into teacher education, the book provides a suggested syllabus with the necessary course materials. Teacher educators who want to benefit from acting literature in teacher education may utilize the course program given in the book to design new drama courses for teachers.