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Teaching Business Simulation Games: Comparing Achievements Frontal Teaching vs. eLearning

  • David Bregman
  • Gila Keinan
  • Arik Korman
  • Yossi Raanan
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 73)

Abstract

This paper addresses the issue of comparing results achieved by students taught the same course but in two drastically different – a regular, frontal method and an eLearning method. The subject taught required intensive communications among the students, thus making the eLearning students, a priori, less likely to do well in it. The research, comparing the achievements of students in a business simulation game over three semesters, shows that the use of eLearning method did not result in any differences in performance, grades or cooperation, thus strengthening the case for using eLearning in this type of course.

Keywords

eLearning Synchronous eLearning Simulation Business Simulation Game Management Game 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Bregman
    • 1
  • Gila Keinan
    • 1
  • Arik Korman
    • 1
  • Yossi Raanan
    • 1
  1. 1.Business SchoolCollege of Management-Academic StudiesRishon LeZionIsrael

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