Instructional design and elearning development work can be done remotely. How do you find remote instructional design jobs?
Rance Greene’s new book, Instructional Story Design: Develop Stories that Train, provides a systematic process for creating stories for training.
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Watch my presentation on Streamlining Branching Scenario Planning and Design for tips on getting stories from SMEs, using branching structures, and more.
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing how people work. I have some tips based on my experiences of working from home and sharing a home office with my husband.
Listen to the recording to learn why scenario-based learning engages participants, including how to “hook” learners and draw them into the story.
When creating scenario-based learning, consider 4 Cs: characters, context, challenge, and consequences.
Borrow from video game design to create cutscenes in branching scenarios: short scenes that move the plot forward without requiring interaction.
A story with no challenges is boring and won’t engage your learners. When we use stories for learning, the challenges should mimic the kinds of issues learners will face in their real workplace. You don’t need an evil villain in your story, but you do need obstacles to overcome.
Listen to the recording of my conversation about instructional design certificates and master’s degrees with Luis Malbas and the TLDC community.