How Complex Branched Scenarios Fast-track Critical Skills

Posted by SimTutor on Nov 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

Critical thinking skills are listed among the top-most in demand skills in the modern workplace. What are they and how can you develop these vital skills in the workforce? How can branching scenarios improve critical thinking?

What are Branching Scenarios?

 

A branching scenario is  a learning activity which presents learners with a question or problem with multiple options, each with its own consequence or set of consequences. It can be compared to a choose-your-own-adventure story.


Branching scenarios challenge learners to apply their theoretical knowledge, experience and intuition to practical applications. 

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How To Overcome Reluctance to Learn – Overcoming Baby Duck Syndrome

Posted by SimTutor on Sep 25, 2019 8:31:00 AM

Instructional designers often encounter high levels of reluctance to change in the corporations in which they work.

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Kill Human Error with Scenario-Based Training

Posted by SimTutor on Sep 6, 2019 8:55:00 PM

Safety-critical organizations face a unique training challenge. Training must increase competency and decision-making skills but also minimize harm from trainee errors. It must avoid serious injury, loss of life or damage to expensive equipment and systems. A training disaster might also adversely affect the company’s public reputation.

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How To Become a Senior Instructional Designer

Posted by SimTutor on Aug 30, 2019 9:10:00 PM

The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively."  ~ Michael E. Gerber 

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Top tips to create mission critical training

Posted by SimTutor on Aug 14, 2019 4:33:16 PM

 

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Four Industries that Can Benefit from Simulation eLearning

Posted by SimTutor on Jul 15, 2019 8:16:53 PM

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The Benefits of Simulation eLearning for Learners (and Instructional Designers)

Posted by SimTutor on Jul 9, 2019 8:00:41 PM

 

A study in the Journal of Effective Teaching titled Learning by Doing: An Empirical Study of Active Learning Techniques found that one teaching technique aided in increasing learning more than other teaching methods. Performed in a college classroom setting, the study concluded that in-class activities were more effective than lectures, demonstrations and discussions in aiding comprehension and application of learned knowledge in practical tests.

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