"Structured environments, abstracted from some specific real-life activity, with stated levels and goals. They allow participants to practice real-world skills with appropriate feedback, but without affecting real processes or people." (Aldrich,p 7)
Aldrich, C. (2009). Learning online with games, simulations, and virtual worlds: strategies for online instruction. San Francisco.
Aleshia (Panbamrung) Hayes
Doctoral Student, Modeling and Simulation (HSI/HCI)
University of Central Florida