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Games for Change

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Games for Change 18/02/2011 1 GAMES FOR CHANGE ROZIANA IBRAHIM LEARNING SOCIETIES LAB [email protected] INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE At the end of this lesson, you should be able to: • Discuss the origins and structure of attitudes • Discuss the meaning of games for change • Explore some application of games for change 18/02/2011 2 INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE Sample 1 Sample 2 Let’s start with these… INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE Sample 3 Sample 4 And these two… 18/02/2011 3 INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE Sample 5 Not forgetting this one … INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE Sample 6 Hmmm …this one too 18/02/2011 4 INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE Sample 7 Making the best of the situation… INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE What do these images try to tell us? So what? 18/02/2011 5 INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE If you like them, shouldn’t you like & buy the things too? INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE An attitude is: “a relatively enduring organisation of beliefs, feelings, and behavioural tendencies towards socially significant objects, groups, events or symbols” (Hogg & Vaughan 2005, p150) “..a psychological tendency that is expressed by evaluating a particular entity with some degree of favor or disfavor” (Eagly & Chaiken, 1993, p. 1) References: • Hogg, M. & Vaughan, G. (2005) Social Psychology (4th Edition) Prentice Hall: London - chapter 5 • Eagly and Chaiken, (1993). The Psychology of Attitudes, Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. - Chapter 1 18/02/2011 6 INFO6005 GAMES FOR CHANGE The Structure of Attitudes •Affective – evaluations are based on positive and negative feelings/emotions associated bout the attitude object. e.g. I am scared of snakes. •Behavioural –a behavioural tendency to act in a certain manner towards the attitude object. e.g. I will avoid snakes and scream if I see one. ABCs of Attitudes • Cognit

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