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.

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Title From dictatorship to democracy : simulating the politics of the middle east
Author(s) Hardy, Mat
Totman, Sally
Title of book Simulation, games and role play in university education
Editor(s) Nygaard, Claus
Courtney, Nigel
Leigh, Elyssebeth
Publication date 2012
Chapter number 11
Total chapters 16
Start page 189
End page 206
Total pages 18
Publisher Libri Publishing
Place of Publication Faringdon, England
Keyword(s) Simulation
Role Play
Middle East
experiential learning
politics
elearning
collaborative learning
Summary  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.
ISBN 9781907471674
Language eng
Field of Research 160699 Political Science not elsewhere classified
130205 Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl Economics, Business and Management)
Socio Economic Objective 930201 Pedagogy
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2012, Libri Publishing
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30049713

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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