Simurena — A web portal for open educational simulation

Gerd Wagner
2012 Proceedings Title: Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
In this paper, we first discuss the question why simulation is still not widely used in education today. We identify three inhibitors and four facilitators for the use of simulation in education. In particular, we point out that educational simulations should be created and distributed as Open Educational Resources. Second, we report on the innovative Simurena Portal (Simurena 2012), which is the first simulation portal that satisfies all four requirements for facilitating the use of simulation
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doi:10.1109/wsc.2012.6465217 dblp:conf/wsc/Wagner12 fatcat:dgwbkfktuvf6bb747dzutd6qpa