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Simulation and gaming across disciplines and cultures : ISAGA at a watershed

Author: David Crookall; K Arai; International Simulation and Gaming Association. International Conference
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
With contributions from leading international researchers in simulation and gaming, this book provides readers with up-to-date coverage of simulation and gaming as a professional endeavor rather than just as a set of subject-relevant techniques. Organized into four parts (applications, policy exercises, research, and professional matters), the book covers such topics as the application of simulation/games to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Crookall; K Arai; International Simulation and Gaming Association. International Conference
ISBN: 0803971028 9780803971028 0803971036 9780803971035
OCLC Number: 32273632
Notes: "25th Annual International Conference Silver Anniversary, International Simulation and Gaming Association (ISAGA) Ann Arbor, MI, USA July 23-29, 1994"--Page [x].
Description: xxix, 288 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: Interdisciplinarity and Interculturality / David Crookall and Kiyoshi Arai --
Opening Speech: Welcome and Challenge / Richard D. Duke --
1. Executive Decision: Exploring the Psychological Contract: An Exercise / Hamilton Beazley and John Lobuts, Jr. --
2. Simulated U.S. Decision Making in Arab-Israeli Crises / William C. Bradford --
3. An Extended Simulation/Game for ESL Composition / Douglas W. Coleman --
4. Evolution of a Bushfire Simulation/Game / Chris J. Cunningham --
5. Modeling Equipment Breakdown in the Electrical Supply Industry / Jim Freeman --
6. Academic Integrity: Description of a Simulation/Game / Gene B. Halleck --
7. Gaming Sustainability / Drew Mackie --
8. Computer-Mediated Simulation/Gaming in Estonian High Schools / Ivar Mannamaa and Terje Tuisk --
9. Statistics Games for Large Classes / Mieko Nakamura --
10. The Psychologist and Games in the Intensive Foreign Language Game-Based Course / Nina N. Nemitcheva --
11. A Large-Scale Simulation for Teaching Business Strategy / Diane H. Parente --
12. A Pan-American University Network Simulation/Game / Leopoldo Schapira --
13. Cross-Cultural Communication, the Internet, and Simulation/Gaming: Reports From the Field / Janet Sutherland, David Crookall, Kiyoshi Arai, Valdis Bisters, Amparo Garcia Carbonell, Judy Ho, Linda Mak, Paula W. Sunderman and Frances Watts --
14. Policy Simulation and Crisis Management: The Harsh Winter Scenario / Daniel G. Andriessen --
15. A Policy Exercise for the Dutch Health Care System for the Elderly / Cisca Joldersma, Jac L. Geurts, Juliette Vermaas and Gerton Heyne --
16. Climate Policy: Management of Organized Complexity Through Gaming / Jan H. G. Klabbers, Rob J. Swart, Aad P. Van Ulden and Pier Vellinga --
17. Simulation/Gaming for Long-Term Policy Problems / Ferenc L. Toth --
18. A Policy Exercise for the Dutch Power Industry / Ivo Wenzler, Rob Willems and A. M. van't Noordende --
19. A Guide to the Literature on Simulation/Gaming / David Crookall --
20. The Educational Effectiveness of Interactive Games / Daniel Druckman --
21. Jog Your Right Brain (JOG): An Organizational Research Tool / Peter A. Raynolds --
22. Discourse Analysis of Foreign Language Learners in Computerized Simulation / Beverly Rising and Walter Cedar --
23. The Effect of Time Pressure, Team Formation, and Planning on Simulation/Game Performance / William J. Wellington and A. J. Faria --
24. Gaming-Simulation in Perspective / Robert H. R. Armstrong --
25. The Future of Simulation/Gaming in Britain / Henry I. Ellington --
26. Opportunities and Challenges for Gaming/Simulation: A Dutch Perspective / Jac L. Geurts --
27. Debriefing the Debriefing Process: A New Look / Linda C. Lederman and Fumitoshi Kato --
28. Elbow's Methodological Belief: Some Uses and a Caution / Richard B. Powers --
29. History Lessons and Prospects of Gaming/Simulation in the CIS / Victor I. Rybalskiy --
30. Policy Exercises: The First 10 Years / Ferenc L. Toth --
31. The Use of Simulations/Games to Fill Russia's Managerial Needs / Joseph Wolfe.
Responsibility: David Crookall, Kiyoshi Arai, editors.
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