Developed and facilitated by interactive learning guru Clark Aldrich, this course will help you create short, engaging learning experiences that are quick, engaging, and focused on performance.
Short Sims are a new type of educational media in which people learn by making a series of interesting, relevant decisions with feedback. They can be created more quickly than the traditional content with which they are sometimes bundled. As Clark puts it, Short Sims are "are how online learning content may have evolved if PowerPoint had never been created."
Here are some other reasons that Short Sims are a great way to approach training:
Clark put this example Short Sim together in about a week:
In this course, you will:
Experience level: Any
Format: Virtual instructor-led training (VILT)
Duration: 7.5 hours total (5 x 90-minute instructor-led sessions)
Clark Aldrich is one of the world’s top educational simulation and interface designers, called a 'guru' by Fortune Magazine and a 'maverick' by CNN. He and his work in educational media have been featured in hundreds of sources, including CBS, ABC, The New York Times, USA Today, AP, Wall Street Journal, NPR, CNET, Business 2.0, BusinessWeek, and U.S. News and World Report.
Aldrich is the creator of Short Sims, a revolutionary pedagogy designed to fill a critical gap in educational media by delivering greater speed, active content, and better metrics. Aldrich develops custom Short Sims through www.shortsims.com. You can purchase his newest book, Short Sims: A Game Changer (April 2020), from the Allen Academy Bookstore.
You can follow Clark on Twitter @clarkaldrich.