Rex Brynen's Blog – August 2010 Archive (1)

(miniature) wargaming COIN in the classroom

I'm playing around with the idea using a wargame to illustrate the basics of small unit warfare as an ancillary element of a course next year. (This probably falls into the category of "ideas I'll be too busy to follow up on," but there it is.) I could go with a computer simulation... but there are certain challenges in teaching from that in a group. I could go with a boardgame, but they're rather dry, abstract, complicated, and non-visual for non-gamers. The third option (assuming it…

Added by Rex Brynen on August 14, 2010 at 4:29pm — 7 Comments

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