What do simulations and games have in common? Surprisingly, justabout everything. The methods used to create both are much thesame; the underlying technology is identical.
But games are fun. That makes them an excellent learning tool.If you're a professional trainer, educator, development teamleader, or corporate decision-maker, this book will help youunderstand and use games and simulations to educate and explain.Filled with examples, it shows you how to create and maintaindifferent types of simulations using computerizedtechniques—without becoming a programmer.
Make more effective use of games and simulations
Better evaluate existing simulations and games for educationaluse
Understand how games work and how they are built
Become familiar with the terminology and concepts of gamedevelopment
Learn to analyze and use the information produced by a game in alearning situation