1. Interview with Jason Scott Earl

    “Over Two Standard Deviation Improvement: Simulation Training Compared to Traditional Training”
    This is one in a series of interviews being conducted on the topic of Serious Play, Serious Gaming -- using games, simulation and virtual worlds to help stimulate learning in innovative new ways and find real world solutions.

    Jason Scott Earl is a Professor of Business Management at Brigham Young University.

    The main topics in this interview are: Simulation as disruptive technology; a study done on training through the use of simulation compared to traditional training, showing a tremendous variation apart from standard deviation; conversion from traditional lecture to simulation based classroom; simulation based training in corporations/organizations; meeting organizational performance measures; the future of education; on line learning; students teaching themselves.

    copyright 2012 Lori Steed Sortino
    TrulyAmazingPeople.com is an organization devoted to helping individuals, families and communities seeking meaningful work, whole system change, and talent integration ecosystems.

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  2. Interview with Clark Aldrich

    Taking Play Seriously with Truly Amazing People
    This is one in a series of interviews being conducted on the topic of Serious Play, Serious Gaming -- using games, simulation and virtual worlds to help stimulate learning in innovative new ways and find real world solutions.

    We might also title this interview:
    “How to become best in the world at what you do when you prefer working alone.”
    “How a Lead Designer designs his life for best results, personally and professionally.”

    Clark Aldrich has authored five books on serious games: Simulations and the Future of Learning; Learning By Doing, The Complete Guide to Simulations and Serious Games; Learning Online with Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds; and Unschooling Rules: The Complete Guide to Simulations and Serious Games.

    At Clark Aldrich Designs, Aldrich and his colleagues work with corporate, military, government, and academic organizations both at the board-level and hands-on in the areas of simulation design and other advanced learning strategies. Clients (past and present) include Cisco, Microsoft, Department of Defense, Center for Army Leadership, Harvard Business School Publishing, HP, Shell, GM, UPS, McDonald’s, World Anti-Doping Agency, and parts of the intelligence community.
    For more information, visit clarkaldrichdesigns.com/

    copyright 2012 Lori Steed Sortino
    TrulyAmazingPeople.com is an organization devoted to helping individuals, families and communities seeking meaningful work, whole system change, and talent integration ecosystems.

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Playful Inquiry with Lori Sortino

Lori Sortino

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