Tag Archives: ILS

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 »

Microsimulations for Business Education

New training tool for your classroom: Microsimulations for Business Education What are the Microsimulations? Microsimulations are optional skill-and-drill exercises that students can use within a Marketplace® Live Simulation. Each exercise takes between 10 to 25 minutes to complete. What is the purpose of the Microsimulations? Over the years, our simulations have been able to provide… Read More »

New Faces

  BRIAN STEVENS Originally from Streamwood, Illinois, Brian earned his BFA in Media Arts at the University of Tennessee. He is actively interested in art and animation and has done commission work utilizing his skills in a variety of 2D and 3D software. Working with Innovative Learning Solutions, Brian has learned web programming to make… Read More »

Microsimulations Available Now

The new Microsimulations that were announced in December are now available.. These are optional skill-and-drill exercises that students can complete within a Marketplace® Live simulation. Read more about how to preview the Microsimulations and add them into your simulation below: How do I preview the Microsimulations? There is a sample demo for Microsimulations at: http://game.ilsworld.com/microsimulations/web1/sample.php To… Read More »

Logo Design Competition Results

  For three weeks in November we held the Logo Design Competition through the Marketplace® Live Facebook page. From November 4th through the 15th students were encouraged to design an original logo for their company within the simulation. They could then upload these logos to the Facebook page to be on display and to be… Read More »

Automated Grading Tool

There is an automated grading system available in Marketplace® Live Simulations. The new grading system computes a grade for each team and student at the end of the exercise. The grade reflects how well the team has performed on the cumulative balanced scorecard relative to the performance of the other teams in that game universe,… Read More »

Product Release: Suppy Chain and Channel Management in Marketplace® Live

    Innovative Learning Solutions would like to announce the introduction of the Supply Chain and Channel Management simulation into Marketplace® Live. The Supply Chain & Channel Management simulation is targeted at advanced supply chain (logistics) and channels courses at either the undergraduate or graduate level. This simulation focuses on the development and maintenance of… Read More »

The 36th Marketplace Live Tournament

  Registration for the 36th Marketplace® Live Tournament is now open!   WHAT IS THE MARKETPLACE® LIVE TOURNAMENT? The Marketplace® Live Tournament provides participants with a realistic experience in managing an entire international firm. With a diverse mixture of teams from universities around the world, participants gain insight into the mindset and strategies of other… Read More »