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DAY # Topics READINGS
1 Global Gaming and Global Agenda Required

Amazon logo Bolter, Jay David, and Richard Grusin. Remediation: Understanding New Media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000, pp. 88-103. ISBN: 9780262522793.

Choucri, N., and C. Garcia. "Introduction & Overview." In Global Agenda: Fostering Political Edutainment in the 21st century." Faculty Working Paper, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. May 2003.

Amazon logo Hughes, Barry. International Futures: Choices in the Creation of a New World Order. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993, pp. 1-45. ISBN: 9780813316512.

Amazon logo Manovich, Lev. The Language of New Media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002, pp. 213-233, 244-259. ISBN: 9780262632553.

Rieber, L. P. "Seriously Considering Play: Designing Interactive Learning Environments Based on the Blending of Microworlds, Simulations, and Games." Educational Technology Research and Development 44, no. 2 (1996): 43-58.

Recommended

Amazon logo Baylis, John, and Steve Smith.The Globalization of World Politics. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 13-133. ISBN: 9780198782636.

Amazon logo Csikszentmihalyi, M. Flow: The psychology of optimal experience. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 1990. ISBN: 9780060162535.

Amazon logo Herz, Jessie Cameron. Joystick Nation: How Videogames Ate Our Quarters, Won Our Hearts, and Rewired Our Minds. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Co., 1997. ISBN: 9780316360074.

Amazon logo Jenkins, H., K. Squire, and P. Tan. "You Can't Bring That Game To School!: Designing Supercharged!" In Design Research. Edited by B. Laurel. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780262122634.

Amazon logo Papert, Seymour. Mindstorms: Children, Computer and Powerful Ideas. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1981. ISBN: 9780465046270

Squire, K. "Reframing the Cultural Space of Computer and Video Games." Faculty Working Paper, Comparative Media Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001.
2 Visualization and International Relations Required

Boylan, Myles. "What Have We Learned From 15 Years of Supporting the Development of Innovative Teaching Technology?" Social Science Computer Review 22 (2004): 405-425.

Scott, Orford, Richard Harris, and Daniel Dorling. "Geography: Information Visualization in the Social Sciences-A State-of-the-Art Review." Social Science Computer Review 17 (1999): 289-304.

Amazon logo Tufte, Edward. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780961392147. Introduction; Chapters 1, 2, 3; Epilogue.

Recommended

Koch, Andreas. "Linking Multi Agent Systems and GIS - Modeling And Simulating Spatial Interactions." Department of Geography RWTH Aachen. (Forthcoming) (PDF)

Bainbridge, William Sims. "International Network for Integrated Social Science." Social Science Computer Review 17 (1999): 405-420.

Amazon logo Rouse, Richard. Computer Game Design: Theory and Practice. Plano, TX: Wordware Publishing, 2001. ISBN:  9781556229121.

Amazon logo Salen, K., and Zimmerman, E. Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780262240451.
3 Enhancing Global Agenda and Visualization Strategies: Exploring Problems in International Relations Recommended

Amazon logo Castells, Manuel. The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture. Vol. 2, The Power of Identity. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004. ISBN: 9781405107136.

Amazon logo Choucri, Nazli, ed. Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780262531344.

"Geographic Information Research at the Millennium." European Science Foundation Social Science Programme. Le Bischenberg, France: September 13-17, 1997.

"Geographic Information Science: Critical Issues in an Emerging Cross-Disciplinary Research Domain." National Science Foundation: January 14-15, 1999.

Amazon logo Hewitt, Christopher. Understanding Terrorism in America: From the Klan to Al Qaeda. New York, NY: Routledge, 2002. ISBN: 9780415277662.

Amazon logo Huntington, S. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order. New York, NY: Touchstone Books, 1998. ISBN:  9780684844411.

Starr, H. "Opportunity, Willingness and Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Reconceptualizing Borders in International Relations." Political Geography 21, no. 2 (2002): 243-261.

Amazon logo Stiglitz, Joseph. Globalization and its Discontents. New York, NY: W.W. Norton, 2002. ISBN: 9780393051247.