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Here's a simple "vaccination game" I made using d3.js: 
http://staff.vbi.vt.edu/swarup/vaccination_game/

Best,
Samarth

On 11/20/14 9:32 AM, elisa bellotti wrote:
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> I use this Diffusion simulation game
>
> *https://www.indiana.edu/~simed/istdemo/ 
> <https://www.indiana.edu/%7Esimed/istdemo/>*
>
> students really like it and you can divide them in teams to see who 
> goes further
>
>
> enjoy!
>
>
> Elisa
>
>
> 2014-11-20 13:58 GMT+00:00 Erik Hekman <[log in to unmask] 
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>     Interesting suggestions @ian! I have tried the following two:
>
>     *Low-tech social network I:* Students receive a piece of paper and
>     they have to “create" a social network profile. Once created, they
>     have to upload themselves and stick the piece of paper onto the
>     whiteboard/flip chart. From there the students draw relations
>     between the profiles. I ask them questions such as: who is your
>     friend? With who do you cooperate? Et cetera.
>
>     *Low-tech social network II:* Basically the same as above but uses
>     balls of yarn instead of paper. This could get quite fun when
>     strings are everywhere! During this exercise I will grab a piece
>     of string and the students have to describe their relation.
>
>     Sometimes I will make an distinction between formal and informal
>     networks.
>
>     Good luck,
>     Erik Hekman
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>     From: Ian McCulloh <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
>     Reply-To: Ian McCulloh <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
>     Date: Thursday 20 November 2014 14:41
>     To: "[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>"
>     <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
>     Subject: Re: [SOCNET] Introductory games for SNA course?
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>     Here are a few ideas that I have tried:
>
>     Homonyms.  Form teams.  Create a list of words (I have an example
>     in my SNA textbook) and have teams think of as many different ways
>     to relate the words (ie starts with same letter, has similar
>     meaning, similar class, etc).  Have them draw a sketch of each
>     network.  The team with the most networks wins (that's a good tag
>     line for a t-shirt). Objective:  students understand that context
>     and definition of nodes and links are important factors in
>     understanding structure.
>
>     Activity - randomness and Facebook.  Make a small, blank adjacency
>     matrix.  Have students flip coins to determine a 1 or 0 and fill
>     in the matrix.  Then have them download their Facebook network,
>     delete themselves, and qualitatively compare structure.
>      Objective: structure is not random.  Their are reasons for
>     cluster formation that we can study.
>
>     Weakest Link:  have students goto white boards (assuming you have
>     enough).  Provide simple SNA problems for students to solve (my
>     SNA text has exercises).  If students get it right, they get a
>     point.  They can choose to "bank" the point, in which case the
>     next problem is worth one point, or "let it ride" in which case
>     the next problem is worth three points, but if they get it wrong,
>     they lose all points that are on the line.  The point ladder
>     should be 1-3-5-7 and cap at 7.  It is interesting to see who gets
>     greedy and who is risk-averse.  Objective: makes practice
>     interesting, engaging both advanced students (usually greedy) and
>     slow students (happy to get a point).  It is more effective if you
>     can subtly rig the game against the better students, but don't get
>     caught :-).
>
>     Ian McCulloh
>
>     On Nov 20, 2014, at 6:41 AM, "GULYÁS, László" <[log in to unmask]
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>>     ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dear All,
>>
>>     I am teaching an undergrad course on complex networks / social
>>     network analysis. I would like to motivate the students by a
>>     little introductory game that somehow relates to networks.
>>
>>     Have anyone done something similar? Do you have suggestions about
>>     what to play with them?
>>
>>     Thank you in advance for all suggestions.
>>
>>     Best regards,
>>
>>     -- Laszlo
>>     -- 
>>     *Dr. Gulyás László*
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