Worksheets and References: Evaluating Learning Outcomes


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Axtell, R., Axelrod, R., Epstein, J. M., & Cohen, M. D. (1996). Aligning Simulation Models: A Case Study and Results. Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 1(2), 123-141.

McCarthy, J. P., & Anderson, L. (2000). Active learning techniques versus traditional teaching styles: Two experiments from history and political science. Innovative Higher Education24(4), 279-294.

Baranowski, M. (2006). Single Session Simulations: The Effectiveness of Short Congressional Simulations in Introductory American Government Classes. Journal of Political Science Education, 2(1), 33-49.

Frederking, B. (2005). Simulations and Student Learning. Journal of Political Science Education, 1(3), 385-393.

Levin-Rozalis, M. (2003). Evaluation and research: Differences and similarities. The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 18(2), 1-31.

Lynn, B., Bottrell, J., Levine, D., . . . James. (2007). The ethics of using quality improvement methods in health care. Annals of Internal Medicine, 146(9), 666-73.

Millenbah, K., & Millspaugh, J. (2003). Using Experiential Learning in Wildlife Courses to Improve Retention, Problem Solving, and Decision-Making. Wildlife Society Bulletin (1973-2006), 31(1), 127-137.

Mole, L.J. & Mclafferty, I. (2004). Evaluating a simulated ward exercise for third year student nurses. Nurse Education in Practice, 4(2), 91-99.

Murray, C., Grant, M.J, Howarth, M.L., Leigh, J. (2008). The use of simulation as a teaching and learning approach to support practice learning. Nurse Education in Practice 8(1), 5-8.

Neumann, D.L., Hood, M., & Neumann, M. M. (2012). An Evaluation of Computer-Based Interactive Simulations in the Assessment of Statistical Concepts. International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education, 19(1), 17-23.

Paetkau, Mark, Bissonnette, Dan, & Taylor, Colin. (2013). Measuring the Effectiveness of Simulations in Preparing Students for the Laboratory. Physics Teacher, 51(2), 113-116.

Pender, C., Kiselov, V., Yu, Q., Mooney, J., Greiffenstein, P., & Paige, J. (2017). All for knots: Evaluating the effectiveness of a proficiency-driven, simulation-based knot tying and suturing curriculum for medical students during their third-year surgery clerkship. The American Journal of Surgery, 213(2), 362-370.

Richardson, A., Bracegirdle, L., McLachlan, S., & Chapman, S. (2013). Use of a Three-Dimensional Virtual Environment to Teach Drug-Receptor Interactions. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 77(1), 11.

Schnurr, M.A., De Santo, E.M., & Green, A.D. (2014). What Do Students Learn from a Role-Play Simulation of an International Negotiation? Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 38(3), 401-414.