Workforce Development: Creating and Implementing CD-based Simulations

Elizabeth A Mathias, Randall Poe

Abstract


Johns Hopkins University?s, SCANS 2000 researchers set out to change how students learn in ways that would make classrooms seem more like work settings where learning must be applied. Faculty teams, advisors from major employers, and a multimedia production company helped researchers convert representative real world problems faced by employees into case studies on interactive CDs. This article describes the process of technology-based development and how students benefit.

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JSTEM. ISSN: 1557-5284