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Applied Learning Environments

ALEs Benefits

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Improve real-world execution
Improve Efficiency
Better solutions


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Build empathy/trust

Improve team communication

Common understanding of tradeoffs

More holistic solutions

Improve understanding of system/problem

2-way learning

Improve engagement

Increase retention

Increase safety

Immediate feedback

Fosters innovation