April 30, 2006
in branching stories, more dynamic simulations, from
interactive spreadsheets to practiceware, need live coaches.
Coaches are critical members of any simulation
community, and of any sim deployment, and both technology and
process must be built to sup...
April 28, 2006
ASTD's Ryann Ellis has organized the first batch of SimWords in
April 27, 2006
"Mother Nature/Experience is the worst teacher because it
gives you the test before the lesson." - attributed to
Learning anything in real life, especially big skills like ethics
and relationship management, but also learning how to speak a
Shopping can be used in many ways as game elements, something to
motivate the user beyond the intrinsic learning.
A shopping environment can be a fun and familiar environment in
which any activity can be placed, from learning math skills (the
lower tension of th...
April 26, 2006
Seven years from now, when we look back at educational
simulations, we will see quite a few themes that are used and
adapted across multiple examples and even genres, just as much as
weapons and vehicles have proliferated in computer
One such theme that will ...
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