Do political science simulations promote data, engagement, expertise and empathy?
By Nick Clark, Susquehanna Collegeand John A. Scherpereel, James Madison College
Political science lecturers typically use simulations to advance scholar studying okaynuledge, eadministration, pkills, and eempathy (KESE). However do simulations truly advance these targets? We use a pre-post survey administered to college students who’ve and haven’t took half in a simulation of EU decision-making to reply this query. We discover that simulations capable of enhance data and dedicationthat simulations might help develop public talking and management expertise, and that the impact of simulations on empathy is determined by the power of the private beliefs college students deliver to the simulation.
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