Creativity in teaching and learning: Fantasy Role Play Activities in Higher Education

Fantasy Role Play Activities in Higher Education



The aim of this paper is to introduce three fantasy role play activities used in teaching of medical terminology at the faculty of medicine at Masaryk University in Brno. The paper argues that using the methods usually associated with younger students does have the benefits even in higher education, such as improving the atmosphere in the class, motivating the students and supporting the deeper learning. The activities are adaptable to any language class, so sharing the experience with working with them both in online and in-person classroom can inspire the teachers of any language (or other subjects) to incorporate the roleplay activities to their classes.

Klíčová slova:
roleplay; higher education; creative teaching; interactive activities

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