Role-Playing – Summary of a Teaching Model.

Role-playing as a teaching model was brought to contemporary prominence in large part through Fannie Shaftel and George Shaftel (1970)⁠. Their advocacy of role-play was based on research in the problem-story model, simulations, and game theory. Fannie Shaftel described role-play for development of interpersonal skills through dramatizations of “life-situations” (1970, p. 556)⁠. These scenes would … Read more

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Critical Analysis of Research Paper: Friendship and Choosing Groupmates.

In their research paper, Mitchell, Reilly, Solnosky, Bramwell, & Lilly (2004) present evidence that supports the hypothesis that self-selected teams for group assignments effectively decrease the success of the group work. The research considers the effect of self-selected groups as compared to teacher-selected groups, and it compares the effects of such groupings within low achieving … Read more

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Community Colleges and the Challenge of Social Justice.

This paper examines the role that Canadian community colleges can play to meet the social justice needs of their constituencies. It considers the meaning of social justice to the stakeholders of the community college. It describes how a community college can model the ideals of social justice to its students and to the community at large.

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Kinasevych (2008). Conversations about a community college.

This paper reflects on the responses of two members of a Canadian community college to questions about themselves and about the college. The participants discussed their current roles and activities within the college. They described their views regarding the role of the college within its community. They considered and described their thoughts on how the college could address issues that the college may be facing.

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