What are they saying about diversophy®?

Our future together: Learning Across Cultures—JAMK United for Refugees

"Our Migrant diversophy® game celebrates the present and future human diversity within Finland. We embrace interpersonal interaction and dialogue through game play as a means to develop empathy between different peoples residing in Finland. By different, we mean all people and all ethnicities in Finland, including ethnic Finns and Swedish-Finns, Roma, Sami, and also past, present and future immigrants and their families, as well as those who are visiting from outside of Finland as students or professionals."  – Steven Crawford, Senior Lecturer in Cross-cultural Management in JAMK University of Applied Sciences (JAMK UAS), Jyväskylä, Finland.  Steve was one of two lecturers...

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Diversophy: A Game with a Purpose

Diversophy® is a diversity game (from an international standpoint) which compels participants to put themselves in a certain situation and guess the appropriate answer. Also, participants share some of their previous experiences dealing with cultural components and/or within a specific country. After the game, questions and discussion take place. It can be played informally by having each player pick a card, answer it and move to the next person, or it can take a more formal approach by forming small teams and keeping score.

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