Learning by doing is one of the more powerful methods for picking up a new skill. It’s how many of us learned how to tie a shoe, swim, and drive a car. It’s also a worthy tool for many of the concepts we try and teach in our workplaces. Unfortunately, it’s not always practical, safe, or even possible to learn every skill on the job.
Enter branched simulations
Branched simulations are simply interactive recreations of actual situations. By interacting with them, a learne