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Because You Can’t Learn to Ride a Bicycle From a Book

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Educational simulations are a broad genre of immersive learning simulations focused on increasing participants' mastery level in the real world. They differ from computer games in that their goal is not to be fun for participants (although they do engender a level of engagement).

Instead, educational simulations are part of a formal learning program and are built primarily to nurture specific learning goals in participants, while adhering to program goals to achieve desired results.


Yet as

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