Tag Archives: Business Simulations

9 Reasons to Incorporate Simulation Learning into your Class this Semester

Have you thought about using simulations? Maybe you’ve seen your colleagues incorporate simulation edtech tools into their classrooms successfully. Maybe you’ve read about them online. Maybe you have so much on your plate at the start of the semester, you can’t even imagine making a big change. We’ve heard from our instructors that using simulations… 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 »

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 »

Practice Makes Perfect – Experiential Learning Might Be the Solution

Higher education tends to place a large focus on teaching students how to succeed, both inside and outside of the classroom.  Addressing failure, however, is equally as important, and it is essential for students to recognize the value of learning from their mistakes. Starting as early as kindergarten and pre-school, students are taught that practice… Read More »

Accounting Microsimulation

We are proud to announce the Fundamentals of Accounting Microsimulation – the latest addition to our new line of Microsimulations. This Microsimulation is available in beta version for all business game levels in Marketplace Live except the marketing group of Marketplace® Live simulations. The Fundamentals of Accounting Microsimulation focuses on the fundamental principles of accounting. Students… Read More »

Instructor Interface Redesign

Valuable feedback from faculty has prompted us to rethink our instructor interface design. As a result, we reorganized the available tools and links into categories that will make it faster and easier for instructors to find what they need and when they need it. The new categories will also accommodate any tools and features that… Read More »

Upcoming Conference Schedule

Innovative Learning Solutions will be traveling to Nashville, TN and Denver, CO for two upcoming conferences. If you are planning on attending these conferences please come by our booth to learn more about our simulation offerings.               2013 Atlantic Marketing Association Conference When: October 9th, 2013 through October 12th,… Read More »

Feature Story: Marketplace Live Assurance of Learning Assessment

The accreditation of colleges and universities is becoming increasingly important to academic programs internationally. The United States Department of Education estimates that about 6,900 post-secondary institutions in the US are accredited through various accrediting agencies. Accreditation is a voluntary action for schools, but there is an increasing pressure among the international community for schools to… Read More »