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Monday, November 6 • 10:15 - 11:05
How Dramatic! Implementing a Pan-Discipline Protocol for Developing Critical Role Plays

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Role plays are not new activities.  Many professional fields such as nursing (Jenkins & Turick-Gibson, 1999) use these techniques extensively.  Language classrooms are also common places to find the implementation of role plays and simulations (Larocque, 1986; Piper, 1984).  While role plays are enjoying a renewed legitimacy in student-centred classrooms, there is little evidence in the research of the significant effect these techniques can have in teaching and learning.

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Karen Densky

Associate Teaching Professor/TESL Coordinator Faculty of Education and Social Work, Thompson Rivers University
Karen Densky holds a PhD in Education in Curriculum Theory and Implementation (Simon Fraser University) and an MA in Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Simon Fraser University). Her teaching areas are in English language and teacher education. Karen’s research areas include... Read More →

Monday November 6, 2017 10:15 - 11:05 PST
Segal Room 1420

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