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.
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.
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 are small but mighty. You can even use them to help people practice recognizing and recovering from mistakes. Learn more.
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.
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.
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.
Create a stream of self-contained activities, let people pull information as they need it, slowly increase the challenge with scaffolding, and be a hero. All in one blog post. 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.