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ERIC Number: ED016172
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 1
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SIMULATION IN TRAINING AND EDUCATION.
CRAWFORD, MEREDITH P.
THE KEY CONCEPTS OF SYSTEM AND SIMULATION AS THEY ARE APPLIED TO TRAINING AND EDUCATION ARE DISCUSSED. THE GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF MACHINE-ASCENDANT SYSTEMS THAT FACILITATE THE ORDERLY DESIGN PROCESS OF TRAINING SIMULATORS ARE PRESENTED--(1) PURPOSE OF THE SYSTEM AND LIMITS OF ACCEPTABLE HUMAN BEHAVIOR, (2) RESPONSE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM TO ITS OPERATING ENVIRONMENT SPECIFIED IN QUANTITATIVE FORMS, (3) PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTROL OF THE MACHINE INVOLVING PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES, AND (4) CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SYSTEM DERIVED FROM DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS. ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY IS DISCUSSED AS WELL AS EXAMPLES OF SIMULATION IN EDUCATION WHICH INCLUDE MANAGEMENT BEHAVIOR IN BUSINESS AND EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION, TEACHER TRAINING, AND INTERPERSONAL LEARNING. THE GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS ARE THEN USED AS A FRAME OF REFERENCE FOR COMMENT ON THE USE OF SIMULATION IN EDUCATION. THIS DOCUMENT, AD 660 013, IS AVAILABLE FROM THE CLEARINGHOUSE FOR FEDERAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION, SPRINGFIELD, VA. 22151. MICROFICHE $.65. HARDCOPY $3.00. 22 PAGES. (PT)
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Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Alexandria, VA. Human Resources Research Office.
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