NYU Steinhardt

Role Play I: The Teacher in Role

  • Course Number: MPAET-GE 2950
  • Hours: 10
  • Units: 1
  • Description: The technique of ?stepping into the shoes of someone else? is at the heart of educational drama. This course focuses on the use of role play as a strategy in the classroom & similar settings, & it explores how teachers may employ this complex convention. It will define those characteristics that are specific to educational role-play & will provide participants with opportunities to practice the techniques & skills required or its successful implementation. The course will focus primarily on the strategy of teach-in-role. Students will be required to complete a written assignment.
  • Old Course Number: E17.2950