Constructs of simulation evaluationSimulation & Gaming (2002)
AbstractAlthough instructional research on simulation has been around for almost 40 years, validation research has failed to hold itself to a common, scientifically acceptable methodology for evaluating this type of learning environment. Several comprehensive reviews of simulation assessment literature have all concluded that this problem stems from poorly designed studies, a failure to adhere to a generally accepted research taxonomy, and no well-defined constructs with which to assess learning outcomes. This article seeks to address the problem by reviewing the various concepts employed in the literature of simulation evaluation and integrating them into a coherent framework from which the evaluative process may proceed in a more systematic manner.
Citation InformationAndrew H. Feinstein and H. Cannon. "Constructs of simulation evaluation" Simulation & Gaming Vol. 33 Iss. 4 (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/andrew_feinstein/19/