Intrinsic feedback is one of the features of scenario-based learning that sets it apart from traditional e-learning. When you show learners the consequences of their actions, they can immediately see why it matters. The principles or process that you’re teaching isn’t just abstract content anymore; it’s something with real world implications and it matters if they get it wrong.
If you’re looking for some reading to improve your skills or get started in the field of instructional design, check out these books.
When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog
Simulation Tools for Every Budget Tools for branching scenarios, from free and simple to expensive
BranchTrack Free tool for creating branching scenarios. Cathy Moore wrote and built a sample course
One technique for creating a more story-based course is using two characters who explain the content via a conversation. This coaching and mentoring course is an example of a conversational course.
Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics. Presenters: Lyndon Godsall, Kaplan