ERIC Number: EJ541917
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Using "Capitol Hill" CD ROM to Teach Undergraduate Political Science Courses.
Opheim, Cynthia; Stouffer, W. B.
PS: Political Science and Politics, v30 n1 p68-70 Mar 1997
Describes a CD-ROM product that simulates introducing a freshman congressman to Washington, DC. The member is briefed on duties and responsibilities (including a historical overview) and given a tour of the Capitol. Interactive components include hiring staffers and acquiring leadership positions. Includes suggestions for integrating the product into class instruction. (MJP)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content, Educational Games, Educational Resources, Federal Government, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Materials, Integrated Learning Systems, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Optical Data Disks, Political Science, Role Playing, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A