Tag Archives: accessibility

Harvard Business Publishing Education and Marketplace Simulations Form Partnership to Expand Simulation Learning to the Higher Education Marketing Classroom

Knoxville, TN – Marketplace Simulations is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Harvard Business Publishing (HBP). HBP will distribute three levels of marketing simulations beginning fall semester 2018. Now available to educators and students through Harvard Business Publishing are: Introduction to Marketing – Bikes Strategic Marketing – Bikes Advanced Strategic Marketing – Bikes The… Read More »

Improvements to the Marketplace Instructor Site

In the upcoming months, we will be gradually updating the instructor site. This is a part of our continuous effort to make the tools we provide more efficient, intuitive, and easier to use. The first set of improvements will focus on the site’s navigation. We listened to your feedback and have streamlined the navigation to… Read More »

Around the World with Marketplace Simulations

By the end of 2017, 4.1 billion people had access to the internet. This technology has made the world more connected than ever, allowing ideas and information to pass freely between different countries and cultures. Globalization has had a radical impact on education. As teachers search for effective and innovative methods and tools, they now… Read More »

Providing a Level Playing Field for All: Part 3 of 3

Marketplace Simulations is committed to doing its part to ensure accessibility and equality for all students. The fact that this promotes good usability design in general is just the icing on the cake. Student Accessibility Improvements Game features are fully usable with only a computer keyboard. This especially benefits students who use screen reader software… Read More »

Providing a Level Playing Field for All: Part 2 of 3

The new standards in accessibility call on everyone from website coders, to content creators, to administrators to make their courses useable for as many students as possible. These design guidelines were thought out very carefully, and, interestingly enough, they standardize, organize, and actually improve the technology experience for many people who didn’t realize there was… Read More »

Providing a Level Playing Field for All: Part 1 of 3

Great teachers share the conviction that knowledge is not the end result, but a force to inspire and empower. A single lesson can transform a student’s worldview – a semester can shape a future. As an educator, every student comes to you with potential to unlock. Even though the specifics change, some principles remain constant:… Read More »

Marketplace Simulations Accessibility Improvements – Q&A with Darrell Bowles

At Marketplace Simulations, we recognize the importance of accessibility in educational materials, and strive to ensure a pleasant experience for all of our users, including the disabled community. We sat down with Mr. Darrell Bowles, Assistive Technology Trainer for the Office of Disability Services at Pellissippi State Community College, to discuss accessibility in higher education.… Read More »