Software training doesn’t always need a story, but sometimes stories can be effective for examples, motivation, or practice.
Podcast interview on tools for drafting and building branching scenarios: Twine, Google Forms, Miro, BranchTrack, and ChatMapper.
Is storytelling overkill for learning? Maybe sometimes, but both short and long stories can be useful depending on the situation.
How do you come up with scenarios for boring training topics? Shift your focus to the people who have to make decisions or take actions.
Use these three tricks for working with SMEs to make creating branching scenarios easier.
To estimate the time to create branching scenarios, consider the size, complexity, multimedia, programming, and tools.
In addition to complex branching scenarios, you have a range of options for scenarios for learning, such as examples, and mini-scenarios.
Kicking off the 2nd season of the Redefine Instruction podcast, I had a great conversation about storytelling for L&D.
Step-by-step directions for setting scores and conditional feedback based on choices made in a Twine scenario
Scenario-based learning and storytelling can be used a number of ways in higher ed, such as authentic assessment or student-created stories.