Peace Game is a game based interactive course through which students will learn critical thinking skills to make decisions leading to world peace by solving 15 global challenges. Taking the advantage of MOOC's power, this trust building gaming course will enable students to discuss sensitive issues and to learn from different sides of globe for world peace.
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Following this course, students will grip basic knowledge and skills in:
Global Communication, Writing, Foreign Relations
demonstrate Intellectual Independence
build strong Content Knowledge
respond to the varying demands of audience, task, purpose, and discipline
comprehend as well as critique argument
use Technology and Digital Media strategically and capably
understand other Perspectives and Cultures
present Knowledge and Ideas through digital artifacts as evidence of learning and changed behaviors.
Time commitment and workload: 1 hour to 5 hours a week.
Prerequisites: - None
Cost: The module is free for all online learners.
Certificate: Statement of Accomplishment will be given to successful participants
All students who show evidence of learning in 10 modules will receive a certificate of completion. The first 5 registrants to the module will receive their certificates of completion, personally signed by founders of Peace Game online.
About the Instructors
Mira Soriano Gillet
Mira Gillet is the founder and Chief Director of the Peace Game, a top project in Stanford Venture Lab Project through DNLE. She is a California credentialed teacher with Masters in Education in Learning and Technology. She is trained in Design Thinking through Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford and has a Professional Certification in Project Management from Stanford University. Mira graduated from San Jose State University in Graphic Design and is a robotics coach for the Marine Advanced Technology Education International Competition. She is also the founder of Design Thinking in a box to spread design skills inspired by Stanford Design School. She volunteers at the Marine Science Institute.
Syed Talal Hassan Bukhari
Syed Talal Hassan Bukhari is the Co-founder and Global Manager of Peace Game. Syed lead the global team that was involved in designing Peace Game. He is currently enrolled with The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan as a student of Chartered Accountancy. He is also involved with differnet projects that are inconsistant with his core field of study. Syed graducated DNLE with distinction offered by Stanford University. He is also attached with Seeds Of Empowerment as group moderator of 1001 Stories project.
Alison Burek is the scenario adviser with the Peace Game. Her interest in the Peace Game stems from her undergraduate work in international relations, specifically as they relate to developing countries. Alison is an instructional designer, trainer, and educator with an interest in the development of interactive training materials. She has a certificate in Designing New Learning Environments from Stanford University, a Master of Fine Arts from New College of California, and a Masters degree in Women's Studies. Alison volunteers at the San Francisco SPCA, where she helps cats find loving homes.