The use of digital, Web-based simulations for education and training in the workplace is a significant, emerging innovation requiring immediate attention. A convergence of new educational needs, theories of learning, and role-based simulation technologies points to educatorsA readiness for e-simulations. As modern e-simulations aim at integration into blended learning environments, they promote rich experiential, constructivist learning. Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design contains a broad range of theoretical perspectives on, and practical illustrations of, the field of e-simulations for educating the professions in blended learning environments. Readers will see authors articulate various views on the nature of professions and professionalism, the nature and roles that various types of e-simulations play in contributing to developing an array of professional capabilities, and various viewpoints on how e-simulations as an integral component of blended learning environments can be conceived, enacted, evaluated, and researched.Benefits of Blended Learning Design Holt, Dale. sign practice, this chapter presents a perspective on the thinking designers, developers, teachers, and learners need to ... blended is used to represent those educational contexts that embrace a combination of delivery and access options. ... by the learner, and which would allow that learner to interact based on the instructions within the program code.
|Title||:||Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design|
|Publisher||:||IGI Global - 2011-09-30|