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Valente, T. W. (1996). The diffusion network game. Connections, 19(2),
if you don't have access to back issues of Connections, I can send you a
copy. The game uses pocker chips to illustrates how ideas and practices
spread through communities, you have to collect classroom network data a
week before hand, but otherwise it is simple to implement and students
like it a lot.
- Tom V.
David Lazer wrote:
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> I will be teaching a short course on social network analysis later this
> semester, and I have a question: what are the coolest classroom exercises
> that you have used to illuminate network concepts? One example: Barry
> Wellman has students analyze the origins and destinations of their e-mails
> for a discrete period of time to illustrate some ideas about distance,
> e-mail, and social networks. Clearly social network analysis has direct
> applicability to people's lives, and there is a great pedagogical
> opportunity to tap into that. I have some ideas, but would like to hear
> what other people have done.
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