Games, simulations open world of learning

Virtual worlds enhance collaboration and networking
By Mathew Georghiou
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/02/2008

There is a quiet revolution happening in learning around the world. Simulations, games, virtual worlds and Web 2.0 collaboration are changing perceptions of how people learn. Some even anticipate technology will change learning more in the next 10 years than anything has since the invention of the printing press.

This revolutionary change has the potential to impact formal and casual learning at all levels of society, including public education, home learning, corporate training, military and combat readiness, economic development and nation-building. What’s more, these new methods have the ability to change how people think about learning — and how learning experiences are designed and delivered.

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