ERIC Number: EJ635470
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
The State of Simulations: Soft-Skill Simulations Emerge as a Powerful New Form of E-Learning.
Online Learning, v5 n8 p52,54,56,58-59 Sep 2001
Presents responses of leaders from six simulation companies about challenges and opportunities of soft-skills simulations in e-learning. Discussion includes: evaluation metrics; role of subject matter experts in developing simulations; video versus computer graphics; technology needed to run simulations; technology breakthroughs; pricing; customized versus off-the-shelf courses; role of e-learning standards; computer games as models; biggest hurdles to selling simulation products. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Simulation, Corporations, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Materials, Skill Development, Vendors
Journal availability: Bill Communications, Inc., 50 S. Ninth St., Minneapolis, MN 55402. Tel: 612-333-0471.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A