Role-playing can be a powerful learning experience and stimulate lively discussion and debate. However this active learning technique, which most people are unfamiliar with, can also make participants feel awkward and uncomfortable at first.
The key to its use is to introduce and frame the technique to any group before starting.
NCPRE Research Role-Playing Scenarios
Articles on Responsible Conduct of Research Role-playing Scenarios
The development, testing, and formative assessment of nine role-play scenarios for the teaching of central topics in the responsible conduct of research to graduate students in science and engineering.
- B. J. Brummel, C. K. Gunsalus, K. L. Kristich, M. C. Loui, (2008). Development of Role-Play Scenarios for Teaching Responsible Conduct of Research.
The summative assessment of role-play scenarios that we previously developed to teach central topics in the responsible conduct of research (RCR) to graduate students in science and engineering
- S. N. Seiler, B. J. Brummel, K. L. Anderson, K. J. Kim, S. Wee, C. K. Gunsalus, M. C. Loui. (2010). Assessment of Role-Play Scenarios for Teaching Responsible Conduct of Research
- S. N. Seiler, M. C. Loui, K. L. Kristich, K. J. Kim, C. K. Gunsalus, B. J. Brummel (2010). Role-Play Scenarios for Teaching Responsible Conduct of Research: Assessment of Outcomes.