sap course 1429480449

Course Code & Number:

PSIR 499

Course Title:

Conferences, Models and Simulations

Level:

BS

Credit Hours/ ECTS Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Preparatory works to participate in various international conferences, and simulations. International organizations and diplomacy. Rhetoric and presentation techniques. Simulation rehearsals.

Pre-requisite / Co-requisite:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Senior
Semester: 
Fall
Type: 
Elective
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language: 
English
Objectives: 

This course aims to prepare students for participation in various international conferences and simulations, especially Model United Nations (MUN).

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Describe the structure and obligations, tasks and mission(s) of the United Nations
2. Make simulations of the work of the United Nations itself and its various agencies 
3. Demonstrate negotiation skills
4. Be capable to draft UN resolution
5. Evaluate strategies and tactics that are being applied in discussions about international conflict
6. Critique political decision making
7. Express sympathy and understanding to other experiences

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Inquiry
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Guest Speakers
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
32
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
16
hrs
Final Exam
16
hrs
Research Review
16
hrs
Case Study Analysis
16
hrs

Prepared By:

Aylin Özman

Revised By:

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