Finding Your Voice in CapsimInbox

By Brendan Langen, Director of Product Design & Development at Capsim Over the past two years, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with hundreds of experts who want to write their own microsimulation with CapsimInbox. This puts me in a

“Higher Education is Stagnant,” Why a Sports Management Program Director Created a Microsimulation Surrounding a Baseball Doping Scandal

We’ve seen it before. Sports teams grappling with sign-stealing scandals, steroid allegations, or point shaving. The costs are immeasurable: losing the loyalty of your biggest supporters. Many times, the cleanup job is messy—too little, too late.  Sports scandals are everywhere.

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

A 24-Hour Race to the CapsimInbox Finish Line

By Caroline Kurdej I’ve written stories on ultrarunners that compete in 24+ hour races, spanning hundreds, if not thousands of miles. I adopted their determination, grit, and to some extent, borderline insanity, and created a CapsimInbox microsimulation in 24 hours.

How to Build Authentic Assessments in Inbox

By Brendan Langen, Director of Product Design & Development at Capsim A great thing about creating a useful tool is its widespread application. Over the last several months, we have heard from dozens of interested authors who want to tell

How I Used my Student-Athlete Experience to Help High School Recruits Navigate COVID-19

By Caroline Kurdej Two months after graduating from Northwestern University with a Master of Science degree in Journalism, and four months into my role as Content Strategist at Capsim, the opportunity to become an author arose.  “Why don’t you write

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

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