I have been part of several discussions recently that questioned the value of creating courses
Now that it’s been a few weeks since the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference, I’m reflecting on what I learned.
Nicole is creating a branching scenario practicing communication techniques for nutrition counselors to better understand
Patti Shank’s Practice and Feedback for Deeper Learning is a summary of tactics you can use to create memorable, relevant practice opportunities and provide constructive, beneficial feedback for learners. Everything in the book is backed by research and written to be immediately usable by instructional designers and trainers.
One of the common objections I hear to using storytelling in training is that “stories don’t work for all kinds of training.” Those who are skeptical of storytelling often claim it doesn’t help software training. However, I think stories can have a place in some software training.
In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure the conversation between two characters to deliver eLearning content.
Several studies have found learners can remember information in a narrative format better than bullet points. One strategy for creating a narrative is delivering content with two narrators having a conversation rather than the traditional approach of a single narrator lecturing. Instead of one voice acting as an instructor, this approach lets learners listen in on two characters who are talking about it.
When someone mentions scenario-based learning, do you automatically think of complex branching scenarios? While that’s
In this presentation, I explain why scenario-based learning works, ideas on different ways of using scenarios, and some tips for writing scenarios.
Chances are, your training evaluations aren’t very helpful. How much useful information do you really get from those forms? Will Thalheimer’s book Performance-Focused Smile Sheets changes that by giving guidelines and example questions for effective evaluations.