Table of contents for Simulations and the future of learning : an innovative (and perhaps revolutionary) approach to e-learning / Clark Aldrich.

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  1. Do You Want Fries with that e-Learning?  
  Part One: The Simulation Way.  
  2. In the Game.  
  3. The Primary Colors of Content.  
  4. The e-Learning Arms Race.  
  5. The Myth of Subject-Matter Experts.  
  6. The Search for Content.  
  7. What Would a Leadership Situation Look Like?  
  8. Uncovering the Essence of Leadership.  
  9. The Lure of Linear Content.  
  Part Two: Modeling Reality.  
  10. Rules for a Post-Textbook World: Simulation Design Principles.  
  11. The Beginning of Open-Ended Content: Sets and Figures.  
  12. What Do People Do All Day? The Animation System.  
  13. The Ultimate Hurdle: The Dialogue System.  
  14. Modeling a Little World: The Physics System.  
  15. Modeling the Inhabitants: The AI System.  
  Part Three: Philosophical and Technical Realities.  
  16. A New Look at Work: The Interface System.  
  17. The Scariest Word of All: Gameplay.  
  18. Why Use Grades, Anyway? Metrics, Scores, and Simulations.  
  19. Virtual Leader vs. the World.  
  Part Four: The Way Ahead.  
  20. Seventeen Simulation Issues.  
  21. A Manifest Destiny: Simulations and the Training Industry.  
  Epilogue: Looking Back at Schools.  
  Appendix One: Raw Leadership Content.  
  Appendix Two: Organized Leadership Content.  
  About the Author.  
  Pfeiffer Publications Guide.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Education Simulation methods, Internet in education, Instructional systems Design