Experiential Learning Through Virtual Simulation

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Experiential Learning Through Virtual Simulation
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands, Moderator
One of the processes involved in action learning is experiential learning: a learning technique that takes into account the impact of emotions and subjectivity and its influence on the learnerís experience. Team-based experiential learning is an effective instrument to develop the members of an organization. However, difficulties arise with this learning technique as many organizations start to do business globally. Such organizations have departments in various part of the world. As a result, employees in global organizations span different places and time zones. Therefore it is difficult to provide face-to-face learning opportunities for employees in such organizations.

So, how can global organizations provide team-based learning opportunities for their globally dispersed employees? Conine (2014) points to the concept of Virtual Simulation as a cost and time effective solution. Virtual Simulation refers to global business simulation with and across virtual firms<...Sign up

Experiental Learning in Global Organizations
Andy Radka, Director, United Kingdom, SIG Leader
Hi Anneke, interesting points made here about virtual action learning. I have experimented with Virtual AL in Second Life but the intention there is t...Sign up

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