Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Develop the knowledge to create your own effective virtual scenarios

Virtual scenarios are online educational resources which help learners explore real world decisions, making both good judgements and errors in a safe environment. They are used to prepare professionals to deal with a range of workplace challenges.

On this course you will explore this technology, learning how to use virtual scenarios in your own teaching or training. You will learn from educators who are part of the WAVES network, and from experts across academia and business who provide training that spans disciplines such as medicine and health, legal and engineering.

What topics will you cover?

  • Scenario-Based Learning (SBL) and how it works
  • The science of decision-making and cognition
  • The importance of storytelling in learning
  • Technologies available to support Virtual Scenarios
  • Planning and developing a Virtual Scenario

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for teachers and trainers in any discipline who wish to create their own virtual scenarios, or learn about this approach. The course will also be of value to those studying or interested in working in education disciplines or instructional design.

Who developed the course?

St George’s, University of London

St George’s is the UK’s only university dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research.

WAVES

Widening Access to Virtual Education Scenarios is a Erasmus+ funded project which aims to making Virtual Scenarios more accessible and build a Network on the use of Virtual Scenarios.