How to Design a Microsimulation, Even If You Aren’t An Expert

Engagement in learning is a top challenge facing educators today. Whether you’re an instructor, learning development professional, or manager, even if your content is quality, it’ll fall flat if it’s not delivered in an engaging and relevant way.  One of

Why Student Retention is Still a Problem in Higher Education (And What To Do About It)
Why Student Retention is Still a Problem in Higher Education (And What To Do About It)

Student retention is a long-standing problem costing academic institutions serious money. How much?  Because I’m a journalist, I like to investigate. For the sake of simplicity, let’s focus solely on four-year, private nonprofit institutions.  The average tuition rate is $35,087

Introducing BCIQ: A Quick and Reliable Way to Measure Cross-Cultural Skills and Knowledge

Today’s workforce needs the skills to lead in increasingly diverse cultural and geographical spaces. Aside from diversity and inclusion increasing a sense of fairness in the workplace, increasing diversity increases profitability. Now, with  Business Cultural Intelligent Quotient (BCIQ), educators have

‘Real-World’ E-Learning Through Microsimulations Webcast

Imagine you can evaluate your employees by how well they respond to situations through emails and instant messages. With microsimulations, you can. During this webcast, we discuss how custom microsims can make e-learning more authentic to your workplace. We also

Why Some College Dropouts Triumph, and What College Professors Can Learn from their Success

While much of the world feels like it’s crumbling to pieces, Amazon’s success during the pandemic has propelled Jeff Bezos to surpass anyone else on earth. He’s reached a net worth of $200 billion. His fortune equates to 1% of

How to Get the Most Out of Team Projects (and Retain Your Sanity) in Virtual Environments

It’s challenging enough during “normal” times to create a learning environment where students are highly engaged, thinking critically, and effectively collaborating. Add to the mix the uncertainties of transitioning to blended or fully online courses and the challenges are amplified.

Introducing CapsimInbox Authoring Platform: A Transformative Way to Bring Authentic, Experiential Learning to Every Environment

Capsim, an online simulation and assessment software company, today announced the launch of the CapsimInbox Authoring Platform. The web-based builder gives educators a user-friendly way to create inbox microsimulations. These simulated email experiences immerse learners in real-world scenarios, measure career

A New Tool for Thought

By Brendan Langen, Director of Product Design & Development at Capsim  Let’s briefly talk about tools for thought. From a simple frame, the goal of an educator is to prepare students for the future. We want students to grasp the