I built this branching scenario prototype in Twine, a free, open source tool for creating nonlinear stories.
Can you build a branching scenario in Google Forms? Yes, using the settings to go to different sections depending on the user’s response.
The free open source tool Twine makes planning, writing, and creating branching scenarios easier. It provides a simple way to create functional prototypes.
Use random name generators to quickly create character names for scenarios in learning. Different tools have different purposes and benefits.
Use this time tracking template to record how long you spend on each instructional design task. This improves future time estimates and invoicing.
If you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology.
Listen to my interview about scenario-based learning experiences on The Lounge podcast with Jacqueline Hutchinson.
These are the tools I use to run my business and work with clients. I’m a one-person business, so I need tools that let me manage the business side of things efficiently.
My to-do list is my central location for keep track of all the moving pieces of multiple simultaneous projects. I use a tool called Remember the Milk for my to-do list. Here’s what I love about it.
If you’re looking for some reading to improve your skills or get started in the field of instructional design, check out these books.