Tag Archives: Interrogation

New Virtual Training Approach Evokes Emotions to Boost Memory and Provide Practice in Building Relationships

  To be effective, training systems should relate directly to real-world situations and be easy for users to recall and apply later on.  In its latest system, “RAs Combat College Drinking,” SIMmersion further refines an approach to virtual training conversations … Continue reading

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SIMmersion’s Effective Virtual Training Conversations Featured on Top Serious Games Portal

After recognition in the international Serious Games Showcase and Challenge in 2013, SIMmersion will see its systems featured on the training and serious games 100-101portal ClarkChart.com, driving higher visibility in the virtual training realm. “You forget that this is a … Continue reading

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The Soft Skills Challenge

It is easy to lecture on soft skills and then for students to pass a test showing that they have learned the material. But will behavior really change as a result of the lecture and testing? Do role plays result … Continue reading

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E-Learning Development Tip

I once asked a large company training manager about the value of the programs he purchased. He said that nothing changed as the result of the training. The only value was in bringing people together from across the company. Why … Continue reading

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New Approach Leads SIMmersion to International Serious Games Competition Finals

  Serious games often use graphics to create 3-D environments in which the learner tries to accomplish tasks. SIMmersion’s entirely new approach uses video simulations of people to train conversational skills. This novel game is now a finalist in the … Continue reading

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Reflective vs. Active Listening

By Dale Olsen, President and CEO When talking about communication skills, people often talk about both active listening and reflective listening.  These techniques are used by those who are successful communicators.  They are an important part of leadership, suicide intervention, … Continue reading

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Business Opporunity

SIMmersion is looking for people who would like to teach the Interview and Interrogation training system.  Hands-on Interview & Interrogation Training System, or HIITS™, was developed and is currently being taught by Dr. Dale Olsen.  This exciting opportunity to become … Continue reading

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Aiding in Rebuilding the Doctor-Patient Relationship

A Newsweek article contains an article examining the fractured doctor-patient relationship.  The writer Shannon Brownlee fairly examines how several factors have led to a severe decrease in the amount of time doctors are able to spend with their patients.  This has led … Continue reading

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New Project for SIMmersion; Highlights Problems in the News

prom dresses online shop By Iby Mihaly, Business Development Associate From the article in the Las Vegas Sun by J. Patrick Coolican: “The VA estimates that a veteran takes his or her own life every 80 minutes – 6,500 suicides … Continue reading

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“New Girl” Video Helps Explain Simulations

By Sean Kobrin, Video Department Supervisor One of the tougher jobs for SIMmersion employees is describing what we do for a living in casual company.   The simple explanation never seems to be enough (“We make training systems for difficult conversations.”), … Continue reading

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