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SPENT

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Interactive website which places user in poverty situation due to loss of job, and then challenges user to make important choices across a broad set of contingencies.  (In addition to educational value, the site solicits donations for sponsoring organization.)
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 13, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 29, 2012
Author:
Send email to spent@mckinney.com
Submitter: michael miller
Keywords: poverty, welfare, unemployment

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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Adobe flash required
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Michael Yacci
2 years ago

Michael Yacci (Faculty)

Very interesting approach to simulation. A lot of prompting, but very engaging, nonetheless. Not sure if this is the type of activity that you can play multiiple times or not. Will be fun to review it in class and get student input.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes