ERIC Number: EJ950528
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
Enhancing Role-Play Activities with Pocket Camcorder Technology: Strategies for Counselor-Educators
Walter, Sara Meghan; Thanasiu, Page L.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v6 n4 p284-297 2011
Counselor-educators can benefit from specific guidelines and creative suggestions when implementing role-play and technology-related teaching strategies in counseling training programs. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to: (a) discuss the use of role-play and video recording in counselor education; (b) introduce counselor-educators to pocket camcorders, which are portable, user-friendly digital video cameras that can be used to create and immediately view video footage in the classroom with students; (c) describe specific role-playing strategies that can be enhanced through the use of pocket camcorders and implemented in a variety of counseling courses; and (d) discuss potential ethical issues that may arise when integrating role-play and video-recording techniques into the counselor preparation curriculum.
Descriptors: Video Technology, Role Playing, Counselor Training, Technology Uses in Education, Video Equipment, Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods, Ethics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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