Elearning! October-November

October-November 2013

Elearning! Magazine: Building Smarter Companies via Learning & Workplace Technologies.

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New NewProducts: Tools learn, communicate, teach and train with solutions for military/defense, homeland security, health care, social change and corporate training. —More info: www.breakawaygames.com/ serious-games/overview CREATING TRUE 3-D GAMES, SIMULATIONS Tinking Worlds is a true 3-D engine that was designed to utilize the fundamentals of learning science to help you create games and simulations that actually change behavior. Tinking Worlds will give you the power to rapidly create award-winning 3-D serious games and simulations designed for learning performance. It will allow you to create highly contextual, immersive learning experiences in engaging safe environments at costs that are no longer prohibitive. It will give you access to all the tools necessary to track, measure and improve your users' performance via any SCORM-compliant LMS or hand-held mobile device. —More info: www.thinkingworlds.com GET CUSTOM E-LEARNING AND SIMULATIONS HERE Te custom e-learning and simulation solutions Sealund provides to its clients are on schedule and budget. Sealund's project management teams ensure client expectations are met and exceeded. Sealund's instructional design methodology ensures a cooperative design with instructional design leading 46 October / November 2013 Elearning! the way and incorporating a team approach with its creative and programming teams. Sealund's reputation of building strong partnerships with its clients results in the development of efective and dynamic training solutions that meet business needs. Custom e-learning and simulations are offered by Sealund in the categories of blended learning, mobile learning, stereoscopic 3-D and avatar animation technology. —More info: www.sealund.com/eLearning.php SERIOUS GAMES TAKE ON DISASTERS AND CONFLICTS Learn and teach correct strategic and operational responses to natural disasters or terrorist attacks … explore strategic, nonviolent confict techniques to break down repressive political regimes … use virtual reality environments to manage pediatric pain … follow a virtual money trail to train fnancial auditors in risk assessment. Tese are just some of the ways that game-based simulations from BreakAway, Ltd. are transforming training, decisionmaking analysis, and strategic planning from the battlefeld to the board room. BreakAway has become a leader in using game-based concepts to change the way we HIGH-RISK TOPICS DELIVERED VIA GAMES Te serious games that Playgen develops provide a robust vehicle in which to deliver high-risk topics in a game-like experience. Engaging and interactive virtual learning environments are the company's specialty. Branching scenarios allow players to make choices with multiple outcomes. Specifc methodologies for serious games provide the capabilities for players to create their own adventure and journey. Te games also combine efective gaming mechanisms with proven cognitive techniques to create interactivity that goes far beyond pure entertainment. Although many games are entertaining, their main purpose is to train, investigate or inspire. Each project is tailored to client specifcations, engaging with clients to help them understand how serious games can help solve their problem in a safe learning environment. —More info: http://playgen.com/serious-games CLOUD-BASED PERFORMANCE HUB STREAMLINES EVALUATION Halogen eAppraisal automates, dramatically simplifes and streamlines the entire employee performance evaluation process. It acts as a Cloud-based performance hub to ensure a thoughtfully integrated approach to talent management across your organization. Use it standalone or in conjunction with any of the other modules in eAppraisal's suite to deliver a complete performancedriven talent management solution. Halogen eAppraisal lets you build, streamline and deliver strategic initiatives across all your talent management programs: recruiting, onboarding, performance appraisals, competency assessments, 360-degree feedback, learning and development, succession planning, compensation management and more. —More info: www.halogensofware.com/ products

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