Teaching Bio-Ethics Through Dramatic Inquiry

Dramatic inquiry process makes students understand the entire decision-making process from multiple perspectives(Photo: WOSU)

Subject: the ethics of transplants
Essential Question: Who should receive a transplant?

  • Emphasizing how people’s use of rhetoric effects how people’s ideas are judged
  • Roles: Members of hospital board, doctors who are advocating for their respective patients
  • Roles shift to allow different perspectives
  • Dramatic inquiry process makes students understand the entire decision-making process from multiple perspectives

Teacher – Matt Freeman, High School Science (anatomy)