Good fiction writers “show, don’t tell” so their scenes seem real. What does that technique actually look like, and how can we apply it to scenario-based training? Learn more.
Category: Scenario design
3 branching scenario examples to give you ideas
Here are some sample scenarios showing different ways to provide background information, plus a unique way to show the consequence of a decision. Learn more.
2 types of elearning scenarios: branching and mini
What type of scenario do you need? Will a one-scene mini-scenario be enough, or do you need a branching scenario? Learn more.
Mini-scenarios: How to help people recover from mistakes
Mini-scenarios are small but mighty. You can even use them to help people practice recognizing and recovering from mistakes. Learn more.
3 ways to help people learn from mistakes in branching scenarios
I’m in your branching scenario, and I’ve made a bad choice. Can I go back and change my decision, or do I have to continue, looking for ways to recover from my mistake? It depends! Learn more.
4-step process for writing scenarios for training
Want to write a scenario? Don’t just jump in. You’ll save time and create a stronger story if you follow this process. Learn more.
7 ways to make dialog sound natural in your training scenario
Do your scenario characters sound like robots? Try these 7 powerful tips to write natural dialog and give your characters some character. Learn more.
Elearning scenario example: Chainsaw training!
Your new client wants you to design training for chainsaw users. But what does he really need? And could I possibly be serious about this scenario? Learn more.
Scenario mistakes to avoid #2: “Eat! Eat! You need to eat!”
Do we really need to force-feed people information before they can try a scenario? Learn more.
Scenario mistakes to avoid #1: Eager-beaver feedback
When is feedback helpful in a scenario, and when is it annoying? Should we immediately tell people what they’ve done wrong and what they should do to fix it? Learn more.