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Government-developed serious games lead the awards field

Serious games are serious business. This year’s Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) announced and recognized the 2016 winners at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest conference for modeling and simulation on Dec. 1.

sgsc2016winners-web A great year for Serious Games Showcase & […]

December 14th, 2016|Serious Gaming, Uncategorized|

Naylor to relinquish NAWCTSD command, retire on April 29

NAYLOR-FRANK-NAVY-WAt the end of this month, a man with a friendly and familiar face seen around Central Florida Research Park for the past four years will be ending his term as Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division’s (NAWCTSD) commanding officer, and retiring from the Navy.

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April 13th, 2016|Events, Uncategorized|

Visit the U.S. Army booths at IITSEC

PEO-STRI--Feature-Size---Team-OrlandoStop by the U.S. Army booths (#143 and #1433) to learn about several projects and products at the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation and other Army offices/centers.

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The Project Manager Integrated Training Environment (PM ITE) provides relevant integrated modeling and simulation […]

November 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

NCS: Membership night and more

Join NCS for Fall Membership Night

NCS-Feature-Pic-wThe National Center for Simulation will host its Fall Membership Night on Wed., Sept. 30 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in room 233 of the UCF Partnership 3 building. Join other NCS members and invited guests for an evening of networking, […]

September 13th, 2015|Events, Uncategorized|

EES, SimLEARN Welcome Deputy Chief Learning Officer

Courtesy reprint from the SimLEARN Newsletter
By Gerald Sonnenberg, EES Marketing and Communication



Veterans Health Administration Employee Education System (EES) staff recently welcomed former active duty Air Force Lt. Col. Manny Dominguez, Ph.D., as a deputy chief learning officer for the organization. In his new position, Dominguez oversees e-learning, broadcast media and simulation business lines to […]

March 14th, 2014|Spotlights, Uncategorized|

Another Step Toward Improvement

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

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The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) and the Central Florida Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (CFL-NDIA) Integrated Process Team recently signed a charter officially documenting its goal to improve the strength of the relationship between NAWCTSD and Industry.
The […]

September 13th, 2013|Collaboration Successes, General News, Uncategorized|

The Wizarding World of UCF’s IST and Its Future

By Terri Bernhardt

The University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) is a research institute that focuses on advancing human-centered modeling and simulation technology and increasing understanding of simulation’s role in training and education. IST sits in the heart of Orlando’s Research Park, globally known as the highest concentration of simulation […]

June 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

News from Advanced Distributed Learning

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Experience API Version 1.0.0 Released

An important milestone was achieved on April 26, marking the release of the 1.0.0 version of the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Numerous contributors from the distributed learning community had a hand in shaping and authoring this new spec. The authoritative […]

May 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

NCS Prepares for Upcoming Events in May

Golf Tournament Fun for All Level Players

Grab your clubs and join your colleagues at the 8th Annual NCS Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Tournament on Friday, May 3, 2013 at Stoneybrook East Golf Club. Expect the best raffle prizes of the year to be given away during a superb Italian buffet lunch at Stoney’s Grill, […]

April 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Florida’s Business Branding: More Than Just a Logo

By Terri Bernhardt

flaBizIn mid-February Enterprise Florida and Governor Rick Scott announced Florida’s first-ever business brand: Florida. The Perfect Climate for Business.” The new brand will allow all of the state’s economic development organizations to work together in a common thread to promote Florida for business. […]

March 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|