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"A Game About Standards"



Erik Puskar


The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Standards Coordination Office offers training to government agencies on standards, conformity assessment and related topics. One such course, Setting Standards: A Simulation Exercise in Strategy and Cooperation in Standardization Processes, features a participatory simulation that provides hands-on experience in what it is like to sit at the standards development table. NIST engaged established game-developer United Knowledge to provide this training in response to the growing demand for interactive, realistic and exciting learning environments for standards education.
Astm Standardization News


standards, negotiation, standards development, simulation exercise


Puskar, E. (2012), "A Game About Standards", Astm Standardization News (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created September 4, 2012, Updated February 19, 2017