Business Simulation Game

Learning Styles: VAK model

February 13th, 2019

The VAK (visual, auditory and kinesthetic) Learning Style, by Walter Burke Barbe and colleagues, falls under the umbrella of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). It is also one of the sources for Neil Fleming’s VARK model. Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic are also called learning modalities. These modalities can be used singularity or in combination with others. (Recall their […]

Learning Styles: Peter Honey and Alan Mumford Learning Styles

February 12th, 2019

Peter Honey and Alan Mumford state, that in order to maximize personal learning, each learner ought to understand their own learning style and seek out opportunities to learn in their learning style. But they should also develop their learning capacity in other styles to become a more well-rounded learner. This increases versatility in learning situations. […]

Learning Styles: Kolb’s experiential learning

February 11th, 2019

Experiential Learning Theory Kolb’s learning theory sets out four distinct learning styles (or preferences), which are based on a four-stage learning cycle. (which might also be interpreted as a ‘training cycle’). In this respect, Kolb’s model is particularly elegant, since it offers both a way to understand individual people’s different learning styles, and also an explanation of a cycle of […]

What are Learning Styles? VARK

February 8th, 2019

Most of us have heard of the fact, that people perceive and intake information differently. Therefore, as we perceive and process information differently, we learn differently. Learning styles are a range of competing theories, proposing that all people can be classified according to their ‘style’ of learning. Even though different views on how the styles […]

And even more benefits of playing video games

February 7th, 2019

And continuing the topic of previous post. Apparently, there are even more additional positive effects of playing games. Video games introduce children to computer technology and the online world.  One should recognize that we are now living in a high-tech, sophisticated world.  Video games make helps kids adapt and be comfortable with the concepts of […]

Benefits of video games

February 6th, 2019

There are tons of various discussions – are games good for you? Some shout yes, some shout no. But over last 10 years the increasing amount of research proves again and again, that games have positive effect on brain. Problem solving and logic – playing games such as The Incredible Machine, Angry Birds or Cut […]

Competencies vs Skills

February 5th, 2019

In some ways, a skill and a competency are similar. They both identify an ability that an individual has acquired through training and experience. But the two concepts are not identical in terms of their definitions or the function they perform. Skills vs competencies – the difference So, what is the difference between skills and […]

Why do business simulations work?

February 4th, 2019

The answer lies in simple and very old technique, called Cone of Learning by Edgar Dale. Sure, there are a lot of debates how the real cone of learning looks like and how many adaptations and modernizations there are. However, almost all learning and education specialists agree – practice doing or practicing in simulated environment […]

Simulations – education tools of today

February 1st, 2019

Simulation as a technique was used for education a while longer than we could think. More often, terms technique and technology are confused. As a technology, simulations and simulators were first employed at the second part of 20th century. With the increasing speed of technological development, the use of simulation as a technique and a […]

Online business simulation game “Heavy Steel”

February 1st, 2019

This business game is for those who seek to know more about the steel industry and how to manage a heavy machinery manufacturing company. Welcome to the world of heavy industry! The game will help you develop necessary skills to manage production and whole-sale businesses. You will also be able to test your current management […]