In stories for learning, the protagonist should be someone your learners identify with, a person with similar goals and challenges.
A prospective client called asking to convert some training to online. This is our (fictionalized) conversation about using a scenario-based approach to the course.
Ruth Clark identifies 8 learning domains where scenario-based learning can be used effectively. These common topics for workplace training all involve more strategic decision-making rather than simply following a checklist of tasks.
My response to three common objections to using stories for learning: “Not everyone can be a storyteller,” “Stories are a waste of learners’ time,” and “Stories don’t work for all kinds of training.”
In this post, I’ll explain a technique for keeping learners engaged throughout the course. Instead of being so boring that employees just want to click through a course as quickly as possible, this strategy gives learners a reason to actively seek out policy information and better understand it.
Compliance training is a common use for elearning. All those policies and regulations that affect