Create Compelling Storytelling with These Sessions
Over the course of these eight sessions, you will learn from experts how to use storytelling to enhance your learning. Walk away with new and practical approaches to apply multiple learning topics together into a single storyline.
DAY 1: September 28
101: The Power of Story in the New Jungle of Work
Karen Davis, The Optimal Performance Group
8:25 AM – 9:30 AM PT
L&D professionals told our organizations a story that helped them re-imagine what learning could be. As we prepare for the future, we again turn to story. We'll explore regions of the brain associated with learning and story, examine the impact of stress on the learning brain—and also consider how we can use the ancient craft of story to design compelling learning experiences. Learn more.
201: Level Up Your Scenarios
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT
Choosing the right level of detail for a learning scenarios can challenge an ID at any level. This session shares three levels of scenario detail and character development that each support learning in a different way. You'll learn guidelines for selecting the right level to enhance your scenario-based learning. Learn more.
301: Finding the Thread: How to Create Learning Podcasts with a Narrative
Jeff D’Anza, Nationwide Insurance
Joe Meyer, Nationwide Insurance
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT
As more organizations embrace the work-from-anywhere movement, low-investment/high-impact learning solutions are needed. A tailor-made solution is the use of narrative podcasting. Learn how and why to craft engaging audio-only narratives and gain useful tricks and techniques to improve your learning podcasts. Learn more.
DAY 2: September 29
501: Visual Storytelling: Tell Compelling Stories Without Words
8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT
From early cave drawings to watching a video on YouTube, storytelling has always been a powerful way to inform, educate, instruct, and communicate. This session explores ways to tell compelling stories without words. We'll explore examples of visual stories and steps you can take to create compelling visual stories. Learn more.
701: Creative Innovations in Storytelling & Learning
Rashelle Tanner, Meta
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT
The issues employees encounter in the workplace rarely happen in isolated silos. Nor should learning. Blended storylines improve efficiency, realism, and retention by enabling learners to explore the ways different issues intersect and build on one another. Learn more.