From dictatorship to democracy : simulating the politics of the middle east
Hardy, Mat and Totman, Sally 2012, From dictatorship to democracy : simulating the politics of the middle east, in Simulation, games and role play in university education, Libri Publishing, Faringdon, England, pp.189-206.
The use of an online diplomatic simulation to increase learning outcomes amongst students of MIddle East Politics. The chapter explores the gains to be had from such collaborative online learning, including the increased depth and breadth of knolwedge gained, the defeat of ethnocentricity, high levels of stduent engagement and the changing role of the teacher in this role play as learners become more self-directed.
Field of Research
160699 Political Science not elsewhere classified 130205 Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl Economics, Business and Management)