Getting there: choosing scenarios to meet specific professional needs

Errington, Edward Peter (2010) Getting there: choosing scenarios to meet specific professional needs. In: Errington, Edward P., (ed.) Preparing Graduates for the Professions Using Scenario-Based Learning. Post Pressed, Mt Gravatt, QLD, Australia, pp. 51-63.

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Scenario-based learning (SBL). founded on situated learning theory and the valuing of contextual knowledge. may provide one stratagem for getting students closer to the realities of their intended profession through the construction and deconstruction of authentic learning experiences. In scenario-based learning. students. as potential professionals, are presented with a scenario descriptor, (or set of realistic circumstances). This is accompanied by one or more focus questions and/or dilemmas designed to help them pursue lines of inquiry and fulfil specific learning intentions along possible pathways. Students often assume specific roles. and/or at least consider perspectives that will allow them to explore the scenario from a range of vantage points. Through the crafting of the scenario and the teacher's discerning choice of focus questions, Students may demonstrate a skill! procedure. pursue a problem. explore an issue, and/or speculate on knowledge.

Item ID: 11639
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-921214-66-0
Keywords: skills-based; issues-based; problem-based; speculative-based scenarios; graduate employability; graduate attributes
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Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2010 22:30
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