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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.
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(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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From this second part onward, role-plays become prominent in most contributions.
Although the use of standardised patients (SPs) was proved to be effective in CST, it is shown to be complex and expensive.4,11,12 On the other hand, peer role-playing can be implemented with few resources and it has also proven its effectiveness in CST.11,13 In addition, Mounsey et al.14 described the SPs role-plays as similar to student role-plays in effectiveness when teaching motivational interviewing skills to medical students at the University of Virginia.
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The researchers first evaluated the cool versus not cool procedure without participant role-plays; if the participant was unable to reach mastery criterion (i.e., 80% of the steps across three consecutive probes), then a role-play component was added.
It may, therefore, be prudent in future role-plays to conduct a needs assessment of students' preferences before assigning a trial topic.
Role-plays expose students to the possibility of a variety of solutions (Richardson and Kleiner, 1992).
Three of the ten negotiation role-plays are graded and account for 30 percent of the course grade; students earn up to ten points for each NRP.
After the necessary information has been acquired and role-plays constructed, the next step is for learners to practice their role-plays within their groups.
Before probationer officers can patrol independently they engage in a series of role-plays, during which they are assessed by experienced officers.
* The better knowledge of modelling and simulation in general and of qualitative modelling and simulation role-plays.
By discussing and "practicing" the role-plays at a teaching team workshop, we incorporated the ideas and innovations of the teaching assistants in the preparation of this complex "play." We believe this has several positive outcomes (Tronson & Ross, 2004).
Role-plays can be intimidating for participants, but there is a good reason why they remain a core part of so much soft skills training: they work.