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Joel Davis posted on December 13, 2013 11:14
FROM REAL TO VIRTUAL & BACK:
SIMULATING CONFLICT DYNAMICS IN AN ERA OF GLOBALIZATION

Hemda Ben-Yehuda, ChananNaveh&Luba Levin-Banchik
Political Studies Dept. Bar Ilan University & School of Communication, Sapir College, Israel

The World Politics Simulation Project offers ISA members an innovative, informative and enjoyable way to network on Facebook with colleagues across the globe before the ISA convention and during an ISA workshop in Toronto, 2014. Stepping into the shoes of key decision-makers in the Middle East will give participants a unique opportunity to become a part of active learning community.

The ISA 2014 Simulation Schedule
  • Until January 15 2014 – Registration for the Facebook Simulation and ISA workshop
  • January 31st2014 - Scenario posted on Facebook Wall. Within team domestic politics and foreign policy formation begins. Media teams approach the political teams and interact.
  • February 10th - Updated scenario posted on Facebook.
  • Wednesday, February 12th (9.00-11.30 PM, Israel time) - World politics round, on Facebook.
  • February 13th - February 20th – Ongoing world politics, on Facebook.
  • February 25th - Feedback form deadline.  
  • March 25th 2014- ISA workshop in Toronto from 1:00 -5:00 PM, a face to face game, followed by a debriefing discussion on simulations as a teaching tool.

Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WorldPoliticsSimulationsProject

For more information: https://sites.google.com/site/sim2014isa/

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