When learners make mistakes in a branching scenario, do you restart the scenario from the beginning, or just go back partway?
In a branching scenario, how long should we let learners go down the wrong path? What’s the balance between realism and efficiency?
Listen to my interview with JW Marshall on scenario-based learning and how emotionally engaging content creates better learning outcomes.
Strategies for managing the complexity of branching scenarios by using Twine, planning, and using and better branching structures
If you’re a teacher transitioning your career, what can you expect for instructional designer interview questions?
Principles and examples for adapting resumes from teaching to instructional design so hiring managers clearly see the relevant skills
Ruth Clark identifies 8 domains where scenario-based learning works, tied to strategic decision-making rather than simple procedures.
See how I built a simple chat simulation in a few hours. I used Twine and the Trialogue story format to create a forced choice chat.
A prospective client asked me to “tweak” their PowerPoint slides and call it elearning. Here’s how I responded to shift the conversation.
Intrinsic feedback sets scenario-based learning apart from traditional elearning. When you show learners the consequences of their actions, they can immediately see why it matters.