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.
A good job aid can reduce or eliminate the need for training. Here are two examples of interactive job aids created in Twine, a free tool. Learn more.
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.
“You can’t just throw people into an activity without first teaching them the concepts.” Yes, we can. Check out this simple example. Learn more.
How can we motivate people to complete our activities and change what they do on the job? Here’s a video of the webinar I recently ran on that topic, plus a summary of what we talked about. Learn more.
“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.
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.
We’ve all seen scenario questions that are too obvious. But how can we make them more challenging? Let’s fix a boring question right now. Learn more.
You’ve decided a branching scenario will be part of your project. But how long should it be? See an example and some tips. Read more.
A popular commercial for shaving products gives us three ideas we can use to make training memorable and motivating. Learn more.