Model United Nations Preparation

Model United Nations Preparation
Preparation for participating in MUN projects, on campus, in public schools, and at the United Nations in New York.
IAS
351R
 Hours0.5 - 3.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 Taught 
Course Outcomes

MUN Preparation

• Understand the framework for multilateral diplomacy -Students will demonstrate understanding of the process and politics of international organizations

• Explore the rationale for diplomacy - Students will understand how international law informs diplomacy and relates to international organization.

• Improve public speaking ability - Students will improve oratory ability by learning and demonstrating elements of effective public speaking.

• Improve policy writing ability - Students will demonstrate the ability to write policy papers and resolutions with regular feedback and various opportunities individually, in small groups and in large simulations.

• Improve research ability - Students will demonstrate effective research skills while learning about country policies and international topics in greater depth.

• Develop parliamentary procedure skills - Students will learn and effectively use beginning and intermediate parliamentary procedure in group settings.

• Expand leadership capacity - Students will explore the dynamics of leadership, including motivation, decision making, and group dynamics and will begin to demonstrate leadership abilities, especially in simulations/case study/small group activities.