Tag Archives: Marketplace Simulations

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 3 – When to Use Active Learning

Active learning is a proven technique for gaining your students’ attention and increasing their information retention, one with more than 30 years of evidence backing it up. Just as with any teaching technique, its efficacy depends on your students, the particular parameters of your course, and how you approach employing it. Incorporating active learning works… Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 2 – The Evidence for Active Learning

The Evidence for Active Learning In our first blog post of the Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom series, we covered what active learning is. It’s more than just an education trend. In fact, more than 30 years of evidence supports active learning as a more effective teaching technique than lectures. Bonwell… Read More »

Marketplace Simulations Empowers the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs in Trinidad and Tobago

Marketplace Simulations has partnered with National Secondary School Entrepreneurship Competition (NSSEC) for their 2018 simulation competition in Trinidad and Tobago. In all, 575 students and 70 teachers participated in the competition. Competition Information In Trinidad and Tobago, the students competed against each other using Marketplace’s entrepreneurship simulation, Introduction to Business and Strategy. The competition was… Read More »

Give Your Students the Gift of Active Learning

The Latest News, Updates, & Article – Holiday Newsletter – Conscious Capitalism® Bikes – Now Available! – Conscious Capitalism Rules the Day in India at AIMS’s Management Education Convention – Upgrade to the Bike Edition Starting Spring 2019 – Conscious Capitalism is the Next Step Towards a Greater Planet – Harvard Business Publishing Education and… Read More »

Conscious Capitalism is the Next Step Towards a Greater Planet

These days, more and more consumers are demanding that companies have a higher purpose than just pursuing profit. They want to see their favorite companies incorporate practices that support environmental sustainability, non-profits, and the well-being of others into their business model. What exactly does that mean for businesses, and how can a conscious business model… Read More »

Conscious Capitalism Rules the Day in India at AIMS’s 30th Annual Management Education Convention

The results are in for the first Conscious Capitalism Competition sponsored by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) at their 30th Annual Management Education Convention. The competition was in collaboration with the Academy of Indian Marketing and NJOY Learning Processes and featured the Conscious Capitalism simulator by Marketplace Simulations. What is Conscious Capitalism? The Conscious Capitalism… Read More »

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 »

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 »