Learning Facts and Foundational Knowledge with Stories

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Synthesis: Facts – whether foundational or advance – can be related to real-life occurrences to engage learners and help them find context while gaining required knowledge. ______________________________________________________________ Does story-based learning only apply to experienced learners? What is common among these…

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Making Facts Stick With Stories – Jiggling Atoms

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Synthesis:Even technical, software and scientific information can be made engaging and fun for learners because everything and everyone carries a story within themselves. Crafting story development is crucial to the success of emotionally fertilized content integral to learning.————————————————————————————-Oftentimes, I hear…

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Igniting Learning with a Story: Compliment – Can’t a person compliment a woman anymore?!

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We continue to create Vignettes – short, succinct, micro-scenarios – to help you with an example on how you can use stories to ignite and provoke learners to interact and learn. The Vignette “Compliment” revolves around officemates, Roxanne and Tim.…

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“Can you tell me if my job is safe?” A Provocative Learning Vignette

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The Little Secret presents the story of Maria, a dutiful office manager. Maria’s management capability is put to the test when she is caught in between adhering to office policy and addressing employee needs. What should Maria do? Can you…

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Transforming Minds – Using Metaphors in eLearning

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SynthesisUsing metaphors in eLearning makes learners more receptive to ideas and information that are otherwise complex to figure out. These metaphors in presentation mode or self-contemplative mode make learners easily grasp needed knowledge and immediately adapt concepts thereby prompting a…

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