Teaching on SoundCloud?

In thinking about SoundCloud from a design perspective, I realized it could possibly be used as part of a simulation. Alessi and Trollip explain that educational simulations are divided into two groups based on their objectives. Teaching about something and teaching how to do something. The about group consists of physical and iterative simulations while the how to do group is broken down into procedural and situational simulations. (214) The authors go on to break down confusion surrounding simulations. Different groups of people may interpret the meanings of simulations differently. “When civil engineers or economists refer to a simulation, they likely mean an iterative simulation. Psychologists and businesspeople typically mean situational simulations whereas training professionals generally mean physical or procedural simulations.” (214)
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