Michael Gibson


Name: Michael Gibson

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This is an interactive simulation that allows the user to play the role of a kid in middle school who is confronted with and could become a victim of bullying behavior by his/her peers. As a victim the user relies on bystanders to speak out in support. As a bystander, the user is asked to stand up to bullying behavior and influence his/her peers. The user is confronted by the consequences of his or her decisions. The central idea is to develop empathy through victimization.

An interactive role-playing game for children in grades 7 and 8 to explore various strategies of conflict resolution among peers.