Top posts of 2021 on Twine, branching scenarios, time estimates, portfolios, instructional design pay rates, and more.
My response to three common objections to using stories for learning, including “Not everyone can be a storyteller.”
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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.
Curated links on Twine, storytelling, branching scenarios, freelancing costs, resources for new IDs, and recorded conference sessions.
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.
To estimate the time to create branching scenarios, consider the size, complexity, multimedia, programming, and tools.
Curated links on SBL research, Twine, LXD, 360 images, VR resources, and elearning time estimate calculators.