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 and similar settings, and it explores how teachers may employ this complex convention. It will define those characteristics that are specific to educational role-play and will provide participants with opportunities to practice the techniques and 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.