Browsing Department of Geography by Author "Alessi, Stephen M."
The effect of prior exploration as an instructional strategy in system dynamics learning environments Kopainsky, Birgit; Alessi, Stephen M.; Pedercini, Matteo; Davidsen, Pål (Sage, 2015)In complex simulation-based learning environments, participants’ learning and performance may suffer due to demands on their cognitive processing, their struggle to develop adequate mental models, failure to transfer what ...Journal article
Kopainsky, Birgit; Alessi, Stephen M. (MDPI, 2015-10-01)Prior exploration is an instructional strategy that has improved performance and understanding in system-dynamics-based simulators, but only to a limited degree. This study investigates whether model transparency, that is, ...Journal article
Alessi, Stephen M.; Kopainsky, Birgit (Sage, 2015)Purpose. This article summarizes the nine contributions to the symposium on system dynamics. The goal of the symposium is to investigate how research in system dynamics is contributing to simulation-gaming, and how the ...Journal article