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"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 ...

7 Steps an L&D Professional Uses in Marathon Training to Develop World-Class Business Leaders

Jim Caruso has run five marathons—his fastest finish was in three hours, 11 minutes. That’s a seven-minute, fifteen-second ...

Rapunzl Investments & Capsim Team Up to Open Doors to the World of Finance for Students Who Didn’t Know the World Existed

After dropping out of school in fifth grade, Destiny Davis couldn’t have imagined winning a scholarship competition centered ...

She Can and She Will: How a Sophomore High School Student REACH(es) for Success

By Caroline Kurdej “Can you interview me for your blog?” Jackie asked. For my master thesis at Northwestern, I wrote stories ...