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What is SimQuest? SimQuest is an authoring system for designing and creating simulation-based learning environments. SimQuest is especially suitable for designing dynamic, interactive, highly motivational discovery learning environments. The learning process associated with simulations is discovery learning. SimQuest learning environments include simulations of a system (or a process) and instructional support for learners. One of the main challenges for an author is to find a (new) balance... More
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Executable Program
Date Added to MERLOT: June 25, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 27, 2015
Submitter: Jan Rasenberg


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Primary Audience: Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Windows 95 or higher
Language: English
Material Version: 2.5 or 3(beta)
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
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Avatar for Tracey Jensen
12 years ago

Tracey Jensen (Faculty)

1. Time Spent: 15 minutes
2. Content Quality: Descriptions of what the package can do and examples are
provided. The student can make adjustments to parameters in the package and see
the effect of these changes in the simulation. A good resource for
incorporating a visual component.
3. Teaching Effectiveness: This package is geared toward making a concept easier
to understand through visualization.
4. Ease of Use: Easy to follow links and downloads.

Technical Remarks:

The user will need to download the application and manual (no cost).
Used in course