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Penny Ralston-Berg We are admittedly overdue on this congratulations, but we want to take the opportunity to offer big congratulations to one of our favorite collaborators – Penny Ralston-Berg.  Penny is a Penn State World Campus instructional designer known as a national leader in her field. She recently received an outstanding service award from one of the country’s leading distance education organizations. She is the first recipient of the Outstanding Service in Postsecondary Instructional Design Award from the University Professional and

By Penny Ralston-Berg Senior Instructional Designer Penn State World Campus   The conversation was very active during our presentation at the 2015 University of Wisconsin Distance Learning Conference  titled “Are Games and Simulations a Good ‘Fit’ for Your Curriculum?” We discussed strategies and key questions to ask in determining what makes a good curricular “fit” for games and simulations.  Examples were shown from a variety of subject matter and the audience had a chance to walk through the process of determining fit