About Serious Games

Serious games (SGs) or persuasive games are computer and video games used as persuasion technology or educational technology. They can be similar to educational games, but are often intended for an audience outside of primary or secondary education. Serious games can be of any genre and many of them can be considered a kind of edutainment.

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Thursday, 12 July 2007

Business Simulations - Do They Have A Place In Training?

The use of simulation learning tools to educate employees is growing rapidly due to the decisive success rates of their targeted commercial content. Increasingly they are teaching management teams improved business acumen and decision making in a risk-free real-world setting.

These simulation tools will often take two forms; either a manual business game – often requiring business decisions to be repeatedly made and providing learning measures alongside the exercise or using electronic media to provide business simulations (either fictional or realistic) dependent on the skill sets being targeted. These simulations are increasingly being referred to as ‘Serious Games’ which can sometimes be misleading; however this reflects the growing awareness of the simulation tool in the training market.

Today’s simulations should actively engage and respond to the trainee, creating an effective and lasting learning experience, reducing the resources needed to create training materials and improving the impact (and often depth) of the training budget.

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2 comments:

A Star Towing said...

i must say for Business Simulations there must be good training on it for companies employees with will give the boost in the performance of company quality.

Thanks

Sanya saxena said...

Having read this I thought it was really informative. I appreciate you finding the time and energy to put this content together. http://www.doortraining.co.in/our-partners/business-simulations

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