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The Business Simulations Blog

What are Business Simulations, Serious Games, and Experiential Learning?

Posted by Cesim Finland

The terms business simulations, serious games and experiential learning tools are sometimes used interchangeably by educators and even the developers themselves. An understandable hiccup considering the similarities, but when attempting to discern which methodology is the right choice for your course, it's important that you know the differences between them as well.

 

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Active Learning with Business Simulations in Higher Education

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab

Have you ever tried explaining complex business theories to your students? If so, you'll know that it's difficult because many of the real life nuances of business decision making get lost in the process. So what do you do? Many people have found success by using active learning tools like business simulations. However, there are a few things you should know before you buy and implement business strategy games to ensure that its a roaring success in your class. This post will tell you three things: (1) what are business simulations, (2) what you need to know to make sure you select the right solution that will let you successfully illuminate various business concepts to your students, and (3) what are some business simulations for specific disciplines that you can use.

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5 Myths About Business Simulations (That Hold Educators Back)

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab

Business simulations are an excellent tool for educators to capture the attention of their students and improve their hands-on business skills. However, many still believe that business simulation games are more trouble than they are worth, and have a number of inherent problems associated with them.

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The Learning Equation - Business Simulation Games in Active Learning

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab

Passive learning is a thing of the past. Going forward, educators everywhere will need to understand and respond to the changing requirements of students, as well as governmental bodies that expect a significant improvement in the factor of employability upon graduation. Active learning formats help educators achieve that, by providing a much more stimulating learning environment to students to compliment and practice their theoretical business knowledge.

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How Online Business Simulation Games Save You Time

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab

The autumn semester is usually a time of never ending tasks piled up on your desk, which might lead to a lot of stress and inhibition to adopting new technologies like online business simulation games. Because it is clear however that students crave engaging novel learning tools, it is important to find one that delivers a dynamic environment in an intuitive easily accessible format.

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9 Things You Need to Know About Business Simulation Games

Posted by Cesim Finland

Are you exploring e-learning or educational technology tools to improve the quality of teaching and learning? Are you interested to find out more about business simulations? There are a lot of great facts about business simulation games, how they work and their benefits to educators, trainers and students alike.

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How to Use Educational Technology - Business Simulation Games

Posted by Cesim Finland

Cesim's first webinar with guest speaker John Greene. The topics discussed included emerging cultural and technology trends in education, simulation games as a learning, introduction to Cesim business simulation games and best practices for teaching with them in the classroom.

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Tags: Educator 2.0, How to use business simulations, What are business simulations?, Practice business theories