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Comprehensive Virtual Training System Will Provide Doctors with New Tools to Address Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity in the United States remains at historically high levels and is an important health problem. With the support of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), SIMmersion will develop a comprehensive virtual training system to give doctors new tools … Continue reading

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In Current Marketplace, New Virtual Sales Training Helps Business Address Knowledge and Skills Gap

Old sales methods rarely work in today’s rapidly changing marketplace. To address gaps in knowledge and skills, SIMmersion has developed new sales techniques based on extensive influencing research and a new training system utilizing proven skill-building technology. Businesses large and … Continue reading

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On World Autism Awareness Day

This World Autism Awareness Day, SIMmersion’s virtual conversation training systems are helping people with autism spectrum disorders build social skills and succeed on job interviews.  Research on Autism Social Conversation Training with Sam Martin and Job Interview Training with Molly … Continue reading

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Innovative Collaboration Between SIMmersion and Medscape Will Use Virtual Patient to Introduce Doctors to the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing

Motivational  Interviewing (MI) is a proven approach for encouraging patients towards positive change, and the Blending Initiative—a joint project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)— seeks to expand1Y0-223 … Continue reading

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From Our Staff: Web Developer Nicolas LoGiudice on the Website Redesign

As announced in our official press release, SIMmersion launched a redesigned website early this month.  The project was challenging yet rewarding for Web Developer Nicolas LoGiudice, who described his design choices in an interview in advance of the press release. Here’s … Continue reading

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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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