Tag Archives: Higher Education

Ready, Set, Coach! Marketplace Simulations Hosts International Faculty at Training Seminar on the Pedagogy of Simulation Learning

Knoxville, Tenn. – Marketplace Simulations held their bi-annual Train-the-Trainer Workshop on September 24-26, 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 toward achieving their pedagogical goals, not… Read More »

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 »

Marketplace Microsimulations in Your Flipped Classroom

Let’s face it, educators don’t have it easy. Most instructors have probably heard their students say, “I couldn’t do the homework last night because I didn’t understand it.” Answering questions from yesterday, covering new material, answering new questions from today, and all while trying to provide personalized attention to each student in an hour or… 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 »

Marketplace Simulations to Collaborate with the AIMS Annual Management Education Convention in Hosting Conscious Capitalism® Student Competition

Knoxville, TN – The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) will host the 30th AIMS Annual Management Education Convention in collaboration with the Academy of Indian Marketing (AIM) and NJOY Learning Processes Pvt. Ltd. The convention features a simulation competition for 2nd year MBA/PGDM students of AIM and AIMS member institutions. The competition consists of… Read More »

6 Reasons to Incorporate a Marketplace Microsimulation into Your Course

Are you searching for a new program that supplements your existing course material in a fun and interactive way? Instead of competing with technology, Marketplace Microsimulations allow you to embrace it and engage your students. Here are six reasons why incorporating a microsim is a great way to engage students in an experiential classroom. 1.… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Create a Stronger Pedagogical Foundation by Leveraging EdTech in Higher Ed

Is it just me or does it seem like the world of EdTech (Educational Technology) has suddenly exploded with an endless amount of options? As primary education (K-12) schools have embraced change, EdTech continues to take the world by storm with higher education seemingly flailing in its attempt to play catch-up. With the EdTech market… Read More »