Tuesday, 21st February 2017, 7PM Paris time, 6PM London time. Distinguishing games and simulations, we will discuss the growing popularity of gaming and its uses in the cultural discourse of today and the different kinds of games in popular use. Topics will include classification of types of games, how and why games can be effective tools for learning as well as community building. We will discuss factors involved in choosing, creating and adapting appropriate games for your learning objectives in intercultural training. The show includes insights into facilitation from set-up to debrief and how cultural differences may affect the conduct and results of game dynamics.
Dr. George Simons is the creator of the award-winning diversophy® game series for developing intercultural competence now numbering over 60 games. He has designed and often delivers a three-day simulation of Working in the USA in European university business programs.