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How One Business Professor Merged His Expertise and Passion to Create a Healthcare Management Simulation

Throughout his career, Dr. Harben’s commitment to hands-on learning has remained a common thread in his experiences. It’s ...

Why One Professor Encourages Mistakes in the Classroom, and How He Fosters Them

“I’ve dreaded the day when I can no longer use a Capstone simulation in my courses because it's that valuable to me,” Dr. ...

How Simulations Made Online Learning Meaningful for One Skeptical Professor and Her 1,200+ Students

"I'm not a believer in online simulations," Professor Rita Cossa stated. "It can be so frustrating for students that some do ...

"Bloodless Battles" - The Unlikely Inspiration Behind One Business Instructor's Teaching Philosophy

Former Secretary of Defense and Marine general Jim Mattis once said he wants infantry soldiers to fight “25 bloodless ...

Minecraft, Marshmallows and Microsimulations: 3 Innovative Learning Experiences One Management Professor Used to Drive Student Engagement and Boost Classroom Attendance

After teaching Curtin University’s Capstone course for six years, the opportunity arose to adopt innovative tools into a ...

Escaping “Boring as Hell” Lectures with Creative Problem-Solving Simulations

Have you ever sat in a lecture that you wanted to escape?

University of Oregon Students Put Their Entrepreneurship Skills to the Test and Build a Food Truck Simulation

What seemed like an out-of-the-ordinary concept for a simulation managed to land safely in the CapsimInbox Authoring ...

How One Strategic Marketing Professor is Breaking the Mold of “Production Line” Education

“Every student goes through the K-12 production line process,” Professor Jim Kourmadas, Visiting Clinical Lecturer of ...

How an Operations Management Instructor Built an Inbox Simulation to Recreate Real-World Problem-Solving

“A lot of people get distracted by symptoms. Much like the medical field, you’re seeing doctors trying to figure out the ...

How a Small-Town Girl Uncovered the Common Thread Between Farming and Experiential Learning

Anna Lennox is a few days away from walking across the virtual stage with a BA in French and business and a minor in Human ...

From "Textbook Traditionalist" to Simulation Author

Although Dr. David McCalman is a long-time user of simulations and a believer in experiential learning, he still considers ...