Put Into Practice

Put Into Practice

MILO training simulator lets students and law enforcement officers practice decision-making skills.

Students studying criminal justice, legal studies, social work, and nursing are tested in controllable scenarios on the new MILO Range virtual training simulator in the Simulation Lab at Henderson Learning Resources Center at Washburn University. The Washburn University Police Department and other law enforcement agencies also use it.

“You can learn from a professor and from textbooks, but when students actually get in and apply knowledge from the book to different situations in the simulator, a lightbulb clicks in their head,” said Scott Sainato, assistant professor, social work, who will teach Ethics Workshop this fall. “The simulator allows students to practice essential skills such as engagement, assessment, and problem-solving. It provides an interactive approach for applying classroom knowledge to real-life scenarios they may encounter.”

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Wangler, Jeremy. “Put Into Practice Alumni Magazine: New training simulator lets students, law enforcement officers practice decision-making skills.” The Ichabod, Spring 2023.