ERIC Number: ED388855
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Night Rehearsal. A Gaming-Simulation for Nontraditional Students Entering College.
Kirk, James J.; Kirk, Lynne D.
This document contains the materials required to play a gaming simulation titled "Night Rehearsal" that is designed to familiarize both nontraditional college students and college personnel with some of the challenges facing nontraditional students entering college. Presented first are a brief discussion of some of the barriers typically encountered by nontraditional students and five references on the topic. Next, an overview lists the rules of the simulation, which requires 2-3 hours and which is designed for 15-30 players. The remainder of the document contains the following materials about/for the simulation: conceptual frame, features relationship map, main characteristics representation grid, game materials list, background scenario, floor arrangement, rules and procedures, role play cards, forms, tests, chance cards, cumulative record, efficiency cards, name cards, diploma template, and answers to test questions. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Students, College Environment, College Students, Educational Games, Higher Education, Nontraditional Students, Records (Forms), Role Playing, Simulation
James J. Kirk, 210 Killian, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723 ($45 first copy; $25 each additional copy).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A