Dr. Richard C. Ortloff


Machine Safety November 30, 2010

Training Approaches for Using Simulators to Teach Process Control Systems

Simulators are a powerful tool for training operators, but how you use them has a major effect on overall effectiveness. Don’t let technology make you forget the human factors. Insufficient perceptions and philosophies of adult learning and out-of-date training methodologies stubbornly persist. These can diminish the effectiveness of training, regardless of the sophistication of the simulators employed.

By Dr. Richard C. Ortloff