Developing and Using the Narrative-Story Simulation as a Teaching Tool

This article describes the use of narrative-story simulations for the topic of agricultural safety. The principles used can easily be adapted to other common topics taught by Extension. Cole, Vaught, Wiehagen, Haley, and Brnich (1998) indicated that a growing body of research from a number of fields suggests that decision-making skills needed to cope with emergency situations can be taught by well-designed simulation exercises based upon real-world cases. (continue reading)