Sequence: Role Play Template - Two roles

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Sequence: Role Play Template - Two roles
Description:
This sequence is a template for a role play. It is based on a simple role play scenario with two role - for (pro) and against (con). The "Scenario" activity needs to be edited to describe the scenario, but all other activities have generic text that can be used as is once the scenario is described.

Keywords: Role play, template

Subject: Any

Audience: Any

Run time: Synchronous - 1-2 hours; Asynchronous - 2-4 weeks

Delivery Mode: Online

Resources: None

Outline of Activities:
Part 1 - Steps 1-4: [Text pages]
Overview and instructions for role play. Step 2 requires the educators to describe the scenario for the role play.

Part 2 – Steps 5 & 6a, 6b, 6c “Pre Role Play”
Step 5: Random allocation of students to role groups
NB: Steps 6a, 6b & 6c are in private branches (according to allocated role)
Step 6a: Reflective Notebook/Journal for initial thoughts about allocated role in the given scenario
Step 6b: Question & Answer about initial thoughts on role
Step 6c: Discussion forum for further discussion of role among others in role group

[Stop point – released by educator after appropriate amount of time depending on synchronous/asynchronous mode of delivery. Students cannot progress past this point under released by educator.]

Part 3 – Step 7 “Role Play Proper”
Step 7: Discussion forum for all students – each student posts their initial views to their role thread, then continue discussion/debate across threads as ideas develop

[Stop point – released by educator after appropriate amount of time depending on synchronous/asynchronous mode of delivery. Students cannot progress past this point under released by educator.]

Part 4 – Step 8, 9 & 10 “Post Role Play”
Step 8: Voting tool – students step out of role and decide their own view for or against
Step 9: Private Notebook/Journal – student reflect privately on what they have learned
Step 10: Question & Answer – student debrief by sharing what they found interesting or surprising from the activity.

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Language: English
LAMS Version: 2.3.1.
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Authored By:   James Dalziel
Date: 29 December 2009 12:14 AM
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