How to write a strong mini-scenario, why you want to use “showing” feedback, and how to make your characters sound like real people: Three classic scenario tips from my blog. Learn more.
Tag: branching scenarios
5 new scenario-based training examples to inspire you
Check out these examples of branching scenarios, and examine the design decisions behind them. Read more.
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.
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.
How to design software training, part 2: Practice activities
Here’s an alternative to traditional software training: Create self-contained activities that help people learn by doing, and make the activities available on demand. Learn more.
What’s the real cost of eye candy?
“We need eye candy!” But at what cost? If we spend too much time on images, we don’t have time to create challenging activities. Will people really reject a text-only activity? 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.