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    Rehearsing for the Real World: Case Studies and Role Play

    Posted by sharonb on Oct 1, 2012 3:00:15 AM

    Last month I wrote about the importance of good case studies to engage readers’ higher order thinking skills (HOTS) and that the case study method is an example, par excellence, of problem-based learning (PBL), an educational approach that engages the student and provides opportunities for deeper learning. The purpose of this blog post is to provide an overview of the role play as a useful teaching method to further engage students’ HOTs, the pros and cons of using role play, and to offer some tips on how set the stage for and evaluate role play in your courses.

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    Topics: administration, Author, health administration, Health Administration, health care management, Role play, Sharon B. Buchbinder, Sharon Buchbinder Blog

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