Definitions for "Simulations"
"Simulations and games are teaching and learning methods in which participants are directly involved in making decisions and learning from the outcomes of these. Their active, student centred nature means that they are memorable and highly motivating. They enable the exploration of the complex nature of the real world and interdisciplinary, interacting subjects as well as the more basic needs of understanding, doing and skills practice." The Society for the Advancement of Games and Simulations in Education and Training,
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A virtual environment or model of an application that allows a user learn in a risk-free environment.
something that is done so as to be like the real thing In order to test the resistance of the packing material to heat and humidity it was necessary to simulate the conditions inside the warehouse. simulation (n), simulated (adj), simulator (n)
Games that simulate real life, the most popular are flight simulators.