Designing Stories into eLearning

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eLearning Foundations Online Conference 2019 - December 11, 2019

Hadiya Nuriddin

Senior Learning Strategist
Duets Learning

eLearning doesn’t have to be a content-focused experience that leaves learners overwhelmed and wondering how it all applies to them. Incorporating storytelling into your design is a great way of making content easier to understand and feel relevant to the learner. But how well you design stories into your courses it what determines its success.

In this session, you’ll learn the three primary steps for using storytelling to enhance your elearning courses. First, you’ll learn strategies for interviewing subject matter experts to get the stories you’ll need to tell. Next, you’ll learn tips for using instructional design strategies to build stories into your courses. Finally, we’ll discuss bringing stories to life using scriptwriting techniques, imagery, and audio.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Ways to interview subject matter experts to unearth the story the course needs to tell
  • Methodologies for designing stories into your courses
  • Strategies for telling your stories with scriptwriting and multimedia techniques


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