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Workshop Tip # 1: Use ERRORS in making technical eLearning engaging and embedding objectives in error discovery and resolution
There is an old saying that says "people learn the hard way." There is a lot of truth to that in eLearning design.
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Workshop Tip # 2: Using the ridiculous and exaggerated situations to hone learning ideas
Learners tend to pay attention to extremes - the absurd, ridiculous, incredulous - some form of exaggeration. The entertainment certainly helps.
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Workshop Tip # 3: The wrong way shows the correct way ... sometimes
In many instances, trainers and elearning designers forget that people are reminded of the right way by seeing the wrong way.
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Workshop Tip # 4: Move: Learners to Tears
A few months ago, there was a movie, "Jiro Dreams of Sushi". It is a story on how to keep our skills and craft. It is moving and motivational.
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Workshop Tip # 5: Listen to the Geniuses Who Created Our Worlds
What would be your world if you have conversations with Carl Sagan (astrophysicist), Seymour Papert (cognitive scientist), Gordon Moore (founder of Intel) or Steve Jobs?
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Workshop Tip # 6: Workarounds: Why They Help Learners Learn
Do you know that with an iPhone app you can walk to the Apple store, scan the price in iPhone and pay with your iPhone without having to talk with a cashier?
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Workshop Tip # 7: Compliance eLearning from Real-Life Government Penalties
Oftentimes, the stories of non-compliance are right in front of us. Although some may find it unsuitable to their company because of sensitivities and legal constraints, citing court rulings and administrative penalties and judgment demonstrate clearly why compliance elearning is a must for learners.
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Workshop Tip # 8: Show Proof that Stories Impact Learning
Small examples of stories in a lesson demonstrate to leaders, decision makers and bosses how stories impact learning.
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Workshop Tip # 9: Hangover Joe - Chainsaw Safety eLearning
Parody is a good method to use in content where it is both a reminder and refresher course.
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Workshop Tip # 10 : How to Teach Very Complex Ideas with Story-Based eLearning Scenarios
Some scenarios are glorified memorization tests or branching multiple choice tests.
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Workshop Tip # 11 : Minimalist Story-Based eLearning Lesson Grabs Learner
Learners struggle to keep focused on elearning lessons because of much competition for their time and attention.
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Workshop Tip # 12: How to use the story-based approach in software training
Software training is a challenge because of the technical details that learners are expected to comprehend.
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Workshop Tip #13: Using Live Calls
Many times, designers and developers have tremendous in-house learning resources through their internal recordings of sales calls, customer support and troubleshooting incidents or even text, email and chat support.
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Workshop Tip #14: How to Add Suspense to eLearning Stories
A great story is not only told and heard but should be felt by your learners - enough to elicit a response, a recall of a similar experience, a discovery or a solution to an unresolved event.
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Workshop Tip #15: How to Add Curiosity in eLearning Stories
Eric Schmidt is Executive Chairman of Google. Along with Jared Cohen, they penned The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business.
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Workshop Tip #16: Avoid "Crisis of Emptiness" in eLearning
William Isaacs wrote in his book Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together (Doubleday, 1999), that many of us fail to have satisfying conversations.
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Workshop Tip #17: Converting Obscure eLearning Content into Usefulness
Ruth Clark in her book Building Expertise (1999) wrote about the failure of knowledge transfer from short term learning to on-the-job situations.
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Workshop Tip #18: Anti-Bullying - How to combine story with a compliance lesson?
How do you seamlessly combine a story with technical and compliance content?
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Workshop Tip #19: Incidents of errors as basis for technical learning design
It is common for technical training coverage to include software, process, systems, methods and others that are long screen motion captures done in Camptasia, Captivate, Storyline and others.
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Workshop Tip #20: Weaving Stories and Factual Content for Seamless Lessons
Combining stories and real-life incidents with technical or factual content is an art form and a science. It is easier to present a lesson as a continuous linear and factual presentation and not bother with a story.
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Workshop Tip #21: 11 Ways to Making HR Compliance Engaging - Live Demo
How does the traditional and lengthy PowerPoint slideshow lesson compare to the Story-Based eLearning Design shown here?
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Workshop Tip #22: The Conversationalist - Facilitate Rapid Webinar Discussions
Get Learners to Create Your Content - Quickly, Reliably and Accurately Learners learn through packets of information. Keywords: Story-based Design Story Storytelling Microlearning Micro-learning Micro learning Small bites
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Workshop Tip #23: How to Chunk Content into 3 Minutes - Part 1
Do we really need full competencies to commence work? What do learners need to immediately perform - today and now?
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Workshop Tip #24: How to Chunk Content into 3 Minutes - Part 2
How do people learn online? What e-learning behaviors do they exhibit?
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