Peer Review for material titled "SPENT"
eTextbook Reviews for material titled "SPENT"
User Rating for material titled "SPENT"
Member Comments for material titled "SPENT"
Bookmark Collections for material titled "SPENT"
Course ePortfolios for material titled "SPENT"
Learning Exercises for material titled "SPENT"
Accessibility Info for material titled "SPENT"
Please enter a Bookmark title
Please limit Bookmark title to 65 characters
Please enter a description
Please limit Bookmark title to 4000 characters
A Bookmark with this title already existed.
Please limit a note about this material to 2048 characters
Search all MERLOT
Select to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Select to go to your Dashboard Report
Select to go to your Content Builder
Select to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
Select OK to launch help window
Cancel help

MERLOT II

Advanced Search



        

Search > Material Results >

SPENT

        

SPENT

Logo for SPENT
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.)
Go to material
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 13, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 03, 2017
Author:
Send email to spent@mckinney.com
Submitter: michael miller
Keywords: poverty, welfare, unemployment

Quality


  • Rate this material
  • Create a learning exercise
  • Add accessibility information
  • Pick a Bookmark Collection or Course ePortfolio to put this material in or scroll to the bottom to create a new Bookmark Collection
    Name the Bookmark Collection to represent the materials you will add
    Describe the Bookmark Collection so other MERLOT users will know what it contains and if it has value for their work or teaching. Other users can copy your Bookmark Collection to their own profile and modify it to save time.
    Edit the information about the material in this {0}
    Submitting Bookmarks...

About

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
Accessibility Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure

Connections



QR Code for this Page

Users who viewed this material also viewed...

Discussion

Discussion for SPENT

Log in to participate in the discussions or Sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.

Return to Top of Page
Avatar for Ben Malczyk
50 weeks ago

Ben Malczyk (Faculty)

Great resource to do a quick poverty simulation in an intro to social work course. Students always enjoy this exercise. I often put them in groups and have them debate and discuss each decision. It can be an eye opening experience for many students, especially in general education courses that are full of non-social work majors. 

Time spent reviewing site: 1 hour
Used in course

Avatar for Michael Yacci
5 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