publication . Article . 2015

Learning with a strategic management simulation game: A case study

Mark Loon; Jason Evans; Clive Kerridge;
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  • Published: 30 Nov 2015 Journal: The International Journal of Management Education, volume 13, pages 227-236 (issn: 1472-8117, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The use of simulation games as a pedagogic method is well established though its effective use is context-driven. This study adds to the increasing growing body of empirical evidence of the effectiveness of simulation games but more importantly emphasises why by explaining the instructional design implemented reflecting best practices. This multi-method study finds evidence that student learning was enhanced through the use of simulation games, reflected in the two key themes; simulation games as a catalyst for learning and simulation games as a vehicle for learning. In so doing the research provides one of the few empirically based studies that support simulati...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
free text keywords: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Instructional simulation, Instructional design, Student learning, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Learning theory, Psychology, Empirical evidence, Best practice, Strategic management, HD28, LB2300
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publication . Article . 2015

Learning with a strategic management simulation game: A case study

Mark Loon; Jason Evans; Clive Kerridge;