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role-play

(rōl′plā′)
v. role-played, role-play·ing, role-plays
v.tr.
1. To act out (a situation), as for therapeutic , educational, or recreational purposes: "He mixed learning and playing—once he asked the children to role-play the Berlin Conference" (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie).
2. To assume or act out the role of: "Every week, in front of the rest of the class, the students role-played priests hearing confession, with Father Dom as the penitent" (Erin McGraw).
v.intr.
To assume or act out a particular role: "When I hire people I role-play with them ... to see how they take pressure" (Peter Schrag).
n.
Role-playing.

role-play

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role play

n
(Education) the act of imitating the role of a different person, for example as a training exercise or in language learning
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More specifically, we use a group role-play exercise in an introductory MIS course that is taken by all business majors to actively engage students in learning cross-functional business processes and ERP systems.
This module involves flashing lights, dark spaces, mature themes, horrific visuals, contact boffer [foam] fighting, psychologically unsettling scenarios, and potential scenes of gratuitous violence," read the introduction to the controversial live action role-play that game designer Michael Pucci had prepped for DexCon 14, at the Morristown, N.
New technology presents us with a possibility to convert problem-solving role-play into WWW-based interactive multimedia simulations that can be run in cross-national networks.
In this article, we hope to facilitate the reemergence of a particular pedagogy that has faded somewhat in TESOL, but has been taken up enthusiastically in many other disciplines: role-play.
The discussion draws on material collected in a year-long ethnographic study of children's role-play in three British pre-school classrooms.
Yet, when it's all said and done, people usually point to the role-play they performed in class as the most tangible and beneficial part of training.
Based on quandaries or past scenarios that relate to these challenges, you can formulate a real life role-play that demonstrates the candidate's modus operandi for dealing with these issues.
Dramatic changes--a new action model for role-play practice.
Consultation with officials at the proposed site enable HNT supervisors to design and implement a realistic role-play scenario based on the possible threat environment unique to that location.
Specifically, we outline a model for the use of structured role-play exercises with GLB scenarios designed to increase therapist's skill when working with this population.
They talk to the girls about their middle school years, role-play examples of what happens in school, and lead the middle school girls in small group discussions about how it feels to be the victim.