This is a poster that summarizes some of the research conducted in 2013 and 2014 on simulation developement. This poser is divided into three main research projects. The first component is about the development of a simualtion framework (as discussed on the main page of this group). The middle component - second study - discusses a guided instructional tool devleoped. The last part discusses students' responses to the guided instructional tool in one year. There are more details about some of these studies in the papers included under the resources tab of this group.