Learning is better achieved when the topic is dynamic and the teaching method stimulates students. Teaching can be made more a science, and less an art if faculty are willing to put the onus of learning on students yet provide them with the opportunity to be creative. Simulation exercises aid faculty in stimulating students to learn because simulations combine ". . . the potential of being representative of some aspects of reality with the human tendency to engage in gaming" (Butts, 1975, p. 2).
global agricultural systems, simulation exercises