Translate

Latest Activity

Sandy Blanc left a comment for Kim Cofino
17 hours ago
Vinay Bakshi's discussion was featured
Jun 15
Steve Hargadon's discussion was featured
Jun 15
Steve Hargadon posted a discussion
Jun 15
Ruth Wells posted events
Jun 13
Lingutla Jayaramulu posted a discussion
Jun 13
Athalo Rodrigues Carrão left a comment for Cristian Cabalin
Jun 12
Athalo Rodrigues Carrão left a comment for Donna Martínez, Ed.D.
Jun 12
Athalo Rodrigues Carrão left a comment for aldo gino montenegro gonzalez
Jun 12
Athalo Rodrigues Carrão left a comment for pablo arjona
Jun 12
Lucy Gray's discussion was featured
Jun 12
Lucy Gray posted a discussion
Jun 12
Lucy Gray left a comment for Vivi Lopez
Jun 9
Julie Hurbanis's discussion was featured
Jun 8
Julie Hurbanis posted a discussion
Jun 8
Lucy Gray's 3 groups were featured
Jun 6
Lucy Gray posted groups
Jun 6
Anne Mirtschin's discussion was featured
Jun 6
Lucy Gray left a comment for Lisa Ward
May 26
Anne Mirtschin posted a discussion
May 23

Online Model United Nations: MUN 2.0 and the Digitally Connected Delegate

Your Name and Title: Lisa Martin, Director/Co-Founder
Organization Name: O-MUN Online Debates
Co-Presenter Name(s): McKenna Tucker (USA), Ugbad Kasim (Somalia), Chris Bishop (UK) and Nadine Fattaleh (Jordan)
Country from Which You Will Present: Jordan
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience  High school teachers and students


Short Session Description:Learn how to participate in the world's first online MUN Program, and to be a part of this globally connected community.


Full Session Description 

Online Model United Nations (O-MUN) has grown, in a year's time, from a small group of students participating in monthly online debates to the most innovative Model UN program in the world. This free program, open to any student with internet access, has spread to countries such as China and Guatemala, Qatar and Zimbabwe, the USA, UK, Somalia, Singapore, and a dozen more. Almost entirely student driven, this global community plans and executes global and regional debates in a Blackboard Collaborate classroom, networks on Facebook, and uses Twitter and a research and discussion tool. Central to O-MUN's vision is the ability to democratize and innovate Model UN, to empower students and schools to act as leaders, and to deliver O-MUN  to students who have had no access or exposure to this academic program before.

This session will explore how you can become part of O-MUN both as a participant and as a leader, and how the O-MUN community can be a window onto a larger, digitally connected world.


Websites / URLs 

www.onlinemodelunitednations.org

Student Description: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvIXwRIISkk

Promo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psgS0gperOE&feature=youtu.be

Example of Debate: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va8XBLVQoAw&feature=relmfu 

 

 

 

Views: 120

Attachments:

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Your progress seems terrific!

Dear O MUN

My kids have recently started homeschooling where their access to these kinds of activities have stopped. I am very excited to join your session and learn how it works.

Regards
Clare Diederichs
Mozambique

Hi Clare,

How old are your children. I am running both a middle school program (housed on Edmodo) and the high school program, which is growing by leaps and bounds. we have a new website at www.onlinemodelunitednations.org  and at http://onlinemodelunitednations.org/partner-programs/jro-mun/. We are actually holding a rather large debate tomorrow at 13:00 UTC. Please feel free to stop by. Simply log in as a guest by using this link: www.conference.onlinemun.org. If you can stop by even for a short time, it will give you a feel for how this programs works.

Regards,

Lisa

Hi Lisa, to expand the reach of this session, you might want to add the 2012students and 2012teachers tags. Cheers.

RSS

© 2017   Created by Lucy Gray.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service