“How to Ask for a Raise” Scenario Plus 10 Reasons Why Scenarios Work

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Synthesis:All learning approaches point toward imparting relevant content . But scenario- based learning possesses a distinct advantage ,tremendous value and the power to alter views, practices , accepted norms and even culture . Find out the 10 reasons why scenarios…

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eLearning Design for Short Attention Span and Overloaded Learners

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Synthesis:With the barrage of distractions thrown at these already-overloaded learners, we are faced with the challenge to help them focus on what is necessary, must-learn, what is of immediate relevance and content that is rapidly applicable to their jobs and…

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Are you an Agnostic or Principled Learning Professional?

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Synthesis:As learning professionals, have we analyzed how our approaches affect our learners and their specific learning and performance environments? Why does one choose to adhere to his/her present method? Are you an AGNOSTIC or PRINCIPLED Learning Professional? A deeper understanding…

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Creating Micro-Scenarios – X-Men Plays Hockey

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The purpose of Micro-learning is to provide short, snappy and provocative stories to help learners reflect on a real-life situation or provoke social learning conversations in discussion rooms, Twitters, Blogs, etc. Full-scale scenarios are elaborate scenarios with multiple branching while…

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Book Release – Scenario-Based Learning (SBL): Using Stories To Engage e-Learners”

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After hundreds of hours conducting workshops, developing SBLs, learning and researching with friends, my book Scenario-Based Learning (SBL): Using Stories To Engage e-Learners” is out. Go to www.lulu.com, search for SBL or Ray Jimenez. It has over 200 pages and…

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Do You Tell Stories, Rumors or Controversies?

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Jakob Nielsen: E-Learning: An Oxymoron? Story Telling, Narrative and Web Reading, and Social Learning Jakob Nielsen Alert Box, June 9, 2008, compares Writing Style for Print vs. Web. ————————————————————- Application Points: Participants in social learning are ALL engaged but differ…

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