When is audio narration helpful? Research says it’s beneficial to use audio with on-screen visuals, but to avoid redundant on-screen text.
How do you provide feedback in branching scenarios? Use intrinsic and instructional feedback, both immediate and delayed.
When should you use a branching scenario? Strategic skills that require nuanced decision-making and are risky to practice are a good fit.
Tips for writing voice over scripts for elearning. Use conversational style, shorter sentences, and contractions.
Ruth Clark identifies 8 domains where scenario-based learning works, tied to strategic decision-making rather than simple procedures.
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.
What are the benefits of scenario-based elearning? Accelerated expertise, increased motivation, realistic decision-making and more.
SMEs are passionate about their topics, and they often want to include irrelevant information. Why should you focus on what’s important, and how can you convince your SMEs?
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Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “Why Games Don’t Teach.” It’s a deliberately