Training for Iraq, Virtually

Published: November 28, 2008
Category: News

A new game-based training application recently was adopted by the U.S. Army to enhance negotiation skills and cultural understanding of soldiers overseas with an instructional method that emphasizes experience over more conventional learning models.
USC Rossier School of Education professor Richard Clark, who also co-directs the Center for Cognitive Technology, teamed up with immersive technology experts at the Institute of Creative Technologies and gamers at the USC School of Cinematic Arts to build the tool, called ELECT BiLAT.
Read the USC News story.