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Workshop Tip #25: How to Chunk Content into 3 Minutes - Part 3
What are the elements that make 3-Minute elearning effective?
Workshop Tip #26: What You Must Know Before You Design Interactivity
Theory ? - definitely needed. Translating this to real-life applications? - absolutely possible. How?
Workshop Tip #27: Do you suck life out of your learners?
Which type of presenter are you? The economics professor from Ferris Bueller or the science professor Richard Feynman?
Workshop Tip #28: Create Memorable Story-based Test Questions
Are you forcing learners to memorize content with no meaning to them? Are you training them to answer questions blindly and not apply content test to realize situations?
Workshop Tip #29: Trial and Error: Beng, Beng Bingo Learning
Learners learn by trial and error. Which is better - trial and error or scientific learning? Why?
Workshop Tip #30: Can "Cheating" be Avoided in Rigid eLearning?
It is unfortunate that this happens, but experience shows us that learners try to circumvent or trick the learning process or "cheat" the elearning compliance course.
Workshop Tip #31: Small Bites Learning - Fast, Cheap, Flexible and Learners Love Them!
Is it at all possible to reduce large content into small bites that\'s faster, easier and easily usable by learners?
Workshop Tip #32: Creating Interactive Videos from Really Boring Talking Heads, Lectures and Demo Videos
How does the world of video abundance impact the way we learn?
Workshop Tip #33: "Oh my Gosh Learning!" Using Problems, Diagnostics and Solutions in eLearning
What is "Learning by Oops"? Have you seen something like the error in Image 1 below when using your computer? It can be annoying, right? Don\'t you sometimes want to hit your head with the keyboard or bang it on the wall when something like this comes up?
Workshop Tip #34: Are you a Master Storyteller Trainer and Designer?
Stories are powerful tools to help learners learn. A Master Storyteller Trainer and Designer uses the persuasive nature of stories to engage learners and deliver effective eLearning courses.
Workshop Tip #35: Instant Learning Impacts Performance: One Idea, One Action Learning Events
How does the concept of Instant Learning impact performance? How do we utilize the brain\'s tendencies to maximize its ability to learn? What advantage does a singularly-focused idea have that helps learners comprehend faster and recall better?
Workshop Tip #36: Why Experience Results in Superior Learning
We face a major dilemma in the training world today. The growth of technologies provides an abundance in opportunities to help learners learn better. However, the same capacity allows us to produce massive amount of content so efficiently we choke, the learners with too much overwhelming facts.
Workshop Tip #37: Making Learners Cry by Using Positive Stories
It is easier to find negative stories and use them for learning purposes. There are plenty in our daily lives. Some examples would be accidents, fiascos, errors and blunders. Although negative by nature, using errors as lessons is one way of learning.
Workshop Tip #38: Making Learning Styles Come Alive in Interactive Stories
Imagine trying to explain the color red to someone who is blind. Or trying to help a deaf person understand how the music of Beethoven or the Rolling Stones make you feel.
Workshop Tip #39: Employing Story Structure and Dynamics to Engage Different Learners
Now that we know what types of learners we are likely to face, it becomes clearer how we can improve the way we create and use stories in our learning objectives.
Workshop Tip #40: Your Brain Prefers Interactive Stories: Not Lectures
Why do we snooze when we are lectured at and why do we perk up when we are watching a story unfold?
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Workshop Tip #41: How to Weave Hard Facts and Emotions into your eLearning Lessons
How do we strike a balance between the scientific and the emotional? What checkpoints can we use to determine if we are hitting the right notes?
Workshop Tip #42: Provoking Learners with Story Questions
Why are questions powerful and important? How do we design them to provoke, instigate and encourage learners to think and reflect and apply learning ideas?
Workshop Tip #43: How to Use Questions to Immerse Learners in Your Lesson
The SRIA (Set Up, Relate, Interpret, and Apply) model is the cornerstone of the effective use of interactive stories in learning design. It contains the four key elements that gives the learner the best possible experience and helps him or her make the most of the learning received.
Workshop Tip #44: Creating Perfect Learning Moments
According to Greek legend, Orpheus was a young man with such a prodigious skill in music that he moved the clouds in the sky and the rocks under the earth every time that he played. When his young wife, Eurydice, died suddenly, the heart-broken Orpheus travelled to the underworld to play his music for Hades, the god of the dead. Touched by Orpheus\' moving music, a weeping Hades allowed him and Eurydice to be reunited.
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Workshop Tip #45: Using Story Morals To Turn Bad Situations into Learning Goldmines
A story without morals or lessons might be entertaining, but does not add value to skills learning.
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Workshop Tip #46: Dropping the Bomb: Using New Information to Zap Life into Learners
Surprise parties are extraordinary experiences. You take an ordinary day, with ordinary events and then suddenly: BOOM! The bomb drops and you\'re thrown into a frenzy of activity and color and enjoyment. Your mood skyrockets, your normal day turns amazing and you just know that you will never forget this day for a very long time.
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Workshop Tip #47: Be a Story-Sharing Magician
How do we create magic when sharing stories? Which elements are needed to make not just the story, but the experience of learning it special and impactful?
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Workshop Tip #48: Stop That Dump Truck! Ask Questions to Know What is Important for Learners
Why do learners experience overload? What changes can we do to our design to eradicate bloated content and make learning more manageable and enjoyable? Keywords: Story-based Design Story Storytelling Microlearning Micro-learning Micro learning Small bites
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