Introducing a New Microsimulation to Make Business Law Courses Experiential

We are excited to announce the release of CapsimInbox: Business Law - a quick and easy way to make your business law course experiential. CapsimInbox: Business Law is a microsimulation that helps instructors effectively engage, measure and develop learners. Participants are

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A better way to teach Human Resources with CapsimInbox

Capsim is excited to introduce CapsimInbox: Human Resources – a new microsimulation that measures the knowledge, strategies and skills required of effective HR professionals. Developed by Robert Portnoy, Capsim Contributor and Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, the microsimulation

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The Five Levels of Assessment in Higher Education

Assessments in higher education are crucial in measuring the educational effectiveness and quality of an institution’s offering. Assessments help different stakeholders – students, instructors, and administrators – and answer various questions about student development, the value of specific courses, and

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The 3 Biggest Learning Outcomes Assessment Challenges for Accreditation Managers

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) defines accreditation as the “review of quality of higher education institutions and programs.” This review ensures stakeholders – the public, parents and students – that an institution is nurturing student development as promised

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How to leverage feedback in more positive ways

  A Wall Street Journal article highlights changes in how organizations are allowing employees to provide each other with performance feedback.  Dubbed as the “new tools for airing gripes,” these tools allow more direct or in some case more immediate routes

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Four Criteria Every Instructional Tool Needs to Promote Meaningful Development

Decades of research on leadership development and performance feedback have identified four criteria that must be met by an instructional tool to successfully promote meaningful development in students. The four criteria are: 1. Assesses Knowing & Doing 2. Fosters Accurate Self-Awareness

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Experiential Learning Through Assessments

It’s our responsibility as educators to prepare students for success post-graduation, arming them with the knowledge and skills that translate to career success. However, educational institutions often disregard student developmental needs in favor of institutional goals. As a result, students

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Preparing Students for the Future with Experiential Learning

The automation of jobs across disciplines and industries means current and future students must develop a new set of skills to remain competitive within the job market. Even though most educational institutions already struggle with the development of relevant career

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