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Simulation & Gaming in Social Science

Inbar

Simulation & Gaming in Social Science

by Inbar

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Published by Free Press .
Written in English

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    Number of Pages412
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    Open LibraryOL9937101M
    ISBN 100029157501
    ISBN 109780029157503

    A simulation is an approximate imitation of the operation of a process or system; that represents its operation over time.. Simulation is used in many contexts, such as simulation of technology for performance tuning or optimizing, safety engineering, testing, training, education, and video , computer experiments are used to study simulation models. This book presents a number of modelling and simulation approaches and their relations to problems in philosophy of science. It addresses sociologists and other social scientists interested in formal modelling, mathematical sociology, and computer simulation as well as computer scientists interested in social science applications, and.

    Inbar, Michael and Clarice Stoll Simulation and Gaming in Social Science. New York: Free Press. Google Scholar. Klietsch, Ronald An Introduction to Learning Games and Instructional Simulations. New York: Basic Books. Google Scholar. "Simulations for Transmitting Concepts of Social Organization." Pp. Simulation and Gaming in IT Education: /ch The rapid change in information technology presents several serious problems to IS educators. In particular, the number of basic ideas that must be mastered.

    Print book: English: 2d edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Social sciences -- Simulation methods. Social sciences -- Study and teaching. Educational games. More like this: Similar Items. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Social sciences -- Simulation methods. Social sciences -- Study and teaching. Educational games. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.


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Simulation and Gaming in the Network Society (Translational Systems Sciences Book 9) - Kindle edition by Kaneda, Toshiyuki, Kanegae, Hidehiko, Toyoda, Yusuke, Rizzi, Paola. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Simulation and Gaming in the Network Society (Translational Systems Sciences Manufacturer: Springer. Rules form the spine of most social systems and of games/simulations as models for social systems. Reflection on rules originates from the well-known distinction between rigid-rule and free-form games.

It is important to realize that rigidity and flexibility of games/simulations depend on. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Inbar, Michael. Simulation and gaming in social science. New York, Free Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

Simulation and gaming can be useful tools for research, theory building, and teaching. This book first discusses basic aspects that most simulations have in common and then presents 14 case studies of actual simulations that use a wide variety of techniques, purposes and subjects.

Final chapters discuss whether and how to design a simulation or game to fit one's aims and by: In addition, simulation and gaming is a translational system science going from theory to clinical cross-disciplinary topics.

With this book, therefore, graduate students and higher-level researchers, educators, and practitioners can become familiar with the state-of-the-art academic research on simulation and gaming in the network society of. This book provides tips to teachers for moving toward active learning by using simulation and gaming.

The book is a rare reference for teachers who wish to initiate active learning by applying many real experiences from world experts in simulation and gaming. About this journal. For more than five decades, Simulation & Gaming (S&G): An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theory, Practice and Research has served as a leading international forum for the exploration and development of simulation/gaming methodologies used in education, training, consultation, and hed bi-monthly, S&G appraises academic and applied issues.

Simulation and Gaming in Social Science. New York: The Free Press. This classic source contains case studies on 15 simulations. Provides realistic descriptions of the ways in which many games have been developed.

Emphasis on design rather than use of simulation games. Jones, K. Designing Your Own Simulations. London: Methuen. Simulation and social science Using computer simulation in the social sciences is a rather new idea – although the first examples date from the s, simulation only began to be used widely in the s – but one that has enormous potential.

This is because simulation is an excellent way of modelling and understanding social processes. Most of the papers on which this book’s chapters are based were written by academic researchers, both up-and-coming and well known. In addition, simulation and gaming is a translational system science going from theory to clinical cross-disciplinary topics.

When this book was first published in Ron Stadsklev was one of the few pioneers seeking to introduce Simulation Games as a new teaching technique. Now Simulation Games are in the mainstream and this expanded edition is even more salient than ever.

Role playing, games, and social simulations have been around for a long s: 5. Operational Gaming: An International Approach focuses on various research on this method of systems analysis. The text points out the value of this method in decision making, planning, and in the implementation of policies.

The book presents a survey that highlights the connection of experimental gaming, game theory, and operational gaming.

Simulation & Gaming | Simulation & Gaming publishes theoretical and empirical papers related to man, man-machine and machine simulations of social processes. The journal features theoretical.

Preface The use of simulation games is a well-established practice in many countries in schools and training although the research into its educational benefits is uneven and fragmentary and little work has been done on the didactic justifications of its use in the educational field; indeed, what there is tends to be more geared towards commercial rather than educational ends with little.

This book introduces state-of-the-art research on simulation and serious games for education. The major part of this book is based on selected work presented at the Asia-Europe Symposium on Simulation and Serious Games held in Windesheim University of Applied Sciences.

J.E. Sieber, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Simulations. In game simulations, subjects take roles under a particular set of rules. For example, mock trials have been convened using real jury candidates, real judges, and real cases, and they are highly realistic.

For more than five decades, Simulation & Gaming: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theory, Practice and Research has served as a leading international forum for the exploration and development of simulation/gaming methodologies used in education, training, consultation, and research.

It appraises academic and applied issues in the expanding fields of simulation, computer- and internet-mediated. The focus of higher education institutions is the preparation of future professionals. To achieve this aim, innovative teaching methods are often deployed, including games and simulations, which form the subject of this paper.

As the field of digital games and simulations is ever maturing, this paper attempts to systematically review the literature relevant to games and simulation pedagogy in. Game Studies is a rapidly growing area of contemporary scholarship, yet volumes in the area have tended to focus on more general issues.

With Playing with the Past, game studies is taken to the next level by offering a specific and detailed analysis of one area of digital game play -- the representation of history.

The collection focuses on the ways in which gamers engage with, play with 5/5(1). This book is made up of 30 papers submitted to ISAGA and provides a good example of the diverse scope and standard of research achieved in simu- tion and gaming theme of ISAGA was “Social Contributions and Responsibilities of Simulation and Gaming.”.

Computer simulation in social sciences Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Management and Governance 12(2) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The focus on this area of expertise is also influenced by a rising interest in the application of ideas of complexity, evolution, adaptation, and chaos in the social sciences.

This authoritative book details all of the common approaches to social simulation, to provide social scientists with an appreciation of the literature and allow those Reviews: 6.Learning Science Through Computer Games and Simulations.

Committee on Science Learning: Computer Games, Simulations, and Education, Margaret A. Honey and Margaret L. Hilton, Eds. Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.