Tag Archives: Business Simulation

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 »

Marketplace Simulations Host International Training Workshop Providing Pedagogy Behind Simulation Learning

Knoxville, TN – Marketplace Simulations held their bi-annual Train-the-Trainer Workshop on May 21-23, 2018 at the Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro. Higher education faculty and trainers from around the world converged on Townsend, TN to take part in the two-and-a-half-day seminar. The interactive program provided educators with guidance on achieving their pedagogical goals, not… Read More »

Hope Springs Eternal with Simulation Learning

Discover the latest news, updates, and articles with the Marketplace Simulations seasonal newsletter. Learn about the release of our newest serious business games. Understand the pedagogy behind simulation learning and how it can impact your course. Read news and articles that influence higher education today. Click to Read More  

6 Tough Lessons for Entrepreneurs That Can Be Learned from Simulations

New entrepreneurs encounter some of the toughest lessons in the business world. Failing early and often helps expedite the learning curve, but many entrepreneurs struggle to recover from such setbacks. Here are six hard lessons that your students can and should learn in the safety of a business simulation game and not in the real… Read More »

A Professor’s Perspective – Meet Dr. Rajnandan “Raj” Patnaik

At Marketplace Simulations, we love receiving feedback from our customers and learning more about each of their individual experiences with our simulations. Each instructor practices a unique teaching methodology when incorporating a simulation into their course. Hearing from them firsthand provides us a better idea of how we can continue to improve the user experience… 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 »

A Student’s Perspective – What’s It Like Taking a Class with a Business Simulation?

In a previous post, 5 Teaching Methods to Maximize the Learning Potential of Business Simulations, we outlined how to structure an entire class around a business simulation to maximize students’ learning and real-world experience. The five teaching methodologies listed in this previous post from February, are big changes from what you’d expect to see in… Read More »

5 Teaching Methods to Maximize the Learning Potential of Business Simulations

Are you hoping to incorporate a business simulation into your course this semester, but struggling to build a pedagogy around it? Here are five proven methodologies to make the most of business simulations and reinforce your learning objectives. 1) Become a business coach Business simulations provide a unique opportunity to develop students’ critical-thinking skills. But… Read More »

8 Reasons to Incorporate a Simulation into Your Course in 2018

Are you on the fence about integrating a business simulation into your lesson plan for the upcoming semester? Here are eight reasons why both you and your students will benefit from using online business simulations in the new year. 1. Expose students to realistic business situations Business simulations help prepare students for decisions and situations… Read More »

Introducing Microsimulations- A New Tool to Engage Students in the Classroom

The challenge with how to engage students in the classroom is a rite of passage in higher education. Studies show that students who participate in the learning process are more focused, retain more knowledge, and are better equipped to tackle higher-level problems requiring critical thinking. Retaining students’ attention against the distractions offered by laptops and… Read More »