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Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

  • Malcolm BeaverstockEmail author
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Part of the EcoProduction book series (ECOPROD)

Abstract

Simulation use increases as university students continue in their professional careers—but it is a slow process. However, the potential exists for simulation to make a much more immediate, significant, and long-lasting contribution. That potential is released by educating those professionals already involved solving problems in dynamic systems. Such an education focus is not without significant challenges. This paper is based on direct, personal experience introducing technology into various organizations. Successfully teaching such new skills to in-place professionals requires knowledge of the individuals being taught as well as how the technology is applied.

Keywords

Simulation Education Technology Application 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FlexSim Software ProductsOremUSA

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