Wills, S., Leigh, E. and Ip, A. (2010). The Power of Role-Based e-Learning: Designing and Moderating Online Role-Play. London: Routledge.
One feature not well used in online learning is role-play – assigning different roles to members of a learning syndicate and asking them to solve a problem, engage in a journey or to co-create a learning object. This book provides advice and practical support for such design work and outlines the ways in which teaching and mentoring can occur when role-play is part of the course design. Very practical design advice here with several convincing examples of effective use of role-play.