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Littlefield Technologies


Littlefield Technologies

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Developed at Stanford University, Littlefield Technologies dramatically improves student enthusiasm and understanding of traditional production and inventory control topics by having students compete managing online factories. It requires minimal faculty time to learn and run the game, and typically runs in the "background" of a course rather than consuming lecture time. Since 1999, the game has been used in graduate and undergraduate courses that teach topics including queuing, capacity... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Javascript
Date Added to MERLOT: June 03, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 18, 2011
Submitter: Mark Paul
Keywords: Operations Management, inventory control, queuing, production planning and control, forecasting, capacity planning


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    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
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Primary Audience: Graduate School, Professional, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Current Web broswer and internet connectivity
Language: Spanish, English
Cost Involved: yes
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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