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, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 58–61 | Cite as

An Example Implementation of Schank’s Goal-Based Scenarios

  • Chung-Yuan Hsu
  • David Richard Moore
The Instructional Design Portfolio

Abstract

The Goal-based Scenario method is a design model for applying simulations to instruction. This portfolio item describes an implementation of Goal-based Scenarios for the teaching of statistics. The application demonstrates how simulations can be contextualized and how they can allow learners to engage in legitimate inquiry in the pursuit of their instructional goals.

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  • Chung-Yuan Hsu
  • David Richard Moore

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