September 05, 2010
Thinking about the design elements of serious games and
simulations is not as complex as you might believe. Educational simulations are a broad genre of immersive learning
simulations focused on increasing participants mastery level in
the real world. They differ from c...
September 01, 2010
There are lots of recipes for great games. A bad cook, or just an
unlucky one, could spoil any of them, but by and large, the
successful multiplayer titles work their magic using variations on
the ten ingredients described here. 1. Self-Representation with Avatars The c...
March 14, 2010
The interactivity of simulated learning environments calls for
a new array of course facilitation skills. We all know that the most powerful and lasting learning comes from
the discovery associated with our direct experienceswhen we act
and then experience the consequen...
February 27, 2010
Karl M. Kapp
As of yet, there are few schools, certificate programs, or even
seminars available to provide step-by-step instructions for
conducting educational sessions in 3D virtual immersive
environments. Absent those formal, standardized guidelines here are
lessons learned from v...
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