International Relations, 1St Edition - The Story


Hello, my name is pat McDonald thanks for listening to this brief overview of our new textbook and introduction to international relations. It grew out of our experience teaching at the University of Texas at Austin. This textbook is different from almost all other textbooks on the market, which rely almost exclusively on the written narrative to present instructional content. Instead, our core narrative is embedded in a broad array of videos. Interactive maps data visualizations, collaborative, writing. Assignments and current events bulletins that are made possible through the revel platform while they read students are prompted to engage in a wide range of learning activities that draw on this interactive content among other things, they might be asked to manipulate a series of interactive figures maps or models that demonstrate foundational concepts in this map.

Students can get some sense of the scope of extreme poverty. And the proportion of people in different countries living under extreme. Poverty around the world, they might read a historical case study with the help of an interactive map that provides visual references to anchor. Important events in their memory in this interactive map. Students can get a brief history of the Iran nuclear accord. They might watch a brief explainer video that draws on a range of visual aids to teach the material differently in this episode. We want you to take out your mobile phone and think for a few minutes about how it might help you.

Understand what it means to think systemically, remember section 1.2 of this module, defined the international system as a global aggregation of people states multinationals. And at the end of every module, they take a quiz that reinforces what they just learned and gives you some sense of how many students have prepared for class. All of this interactive content is designed to support instructors in the classroom. You can rely on these interactive displays and videos to provide visual supplements. During lecture illustrate concepts and jump start discussion in this interactive figure that draws on the bargaining model of war. Students can manipulate the distribution of power between two states. The costs of war between two states or potential offers that might either preserve peace or heighten the risks of war.

And for those of you frustrated with lecturing or resume. Now we think we can help our book include over 150 visualizations that can be integrated into a lecture with a simple screen. Share we're really excited about the opportunities that revel provides it's, empowered us to transform our classroom and engage this generation of students through technology and instructional techniques that they embrace.

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