United Nations Vs Aliens: Summer Camp Model UN With a Twist
In this 1 week summer camp course, your learner will experience running a government on the international stage, dealing with a formidable challenge!
Mikael Hellstrom, Ph.D.
49 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 5 learners
5x per week
over 1 week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Class Experience The course teaches the basics of international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations system, including how decisions are made, the limits of the United Nations, how governments relate to each other, and important factors like how the economy influence decision-making. This all takes place against the backdrop of real and imaginary problems that governments in the world are wrestling with. The imaginary is an alien-invasion scenario. What would world governments do if...
* The Basics of the United Nations decision-making system. * Basic principles of diplomacy * Differences between hard and soft power * Differences between democracies and dictatorships * The importance of geo-politics * The importance of economics for foreign relations * The significance of sovereignty in the 21st century and the limits and capacities of the UN in relation to its member states.
I have taught introduction to International Relations at university level, and have over 10 years of experience as a political science instructor.
10 hours per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Mikael Hellstrom, Ph.D.Game-based learning pioneer
49 total reviews
95 completed classes
I teach social studies and role-playing games. I have 35 years of experience as a Game-master of table-top roleplaying games and Live-Action Roleplay organizer and facilitator for people of ages 7+. I used that experience in my teaching,...