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ASTD Archive Image of the Day: The World of Simulations, Circa 1978

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Fri Dec 09 2011

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This image appeared in the January 1978 issue of Training and Development Journal. The article highlighted the training facility at Johnson Controls, who in the late 1970s used computer-based systems to control security, fire safety, lighting, communication systems, and maintenance. The training and development department used simulations for specialized management courses, sales training, and more.

Simulations help trainees simulate real-life situations in a safe environment. Today, the big concern simulations is keeping the user engaged...What are the pros and cons of simulations?

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