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The Role of Storytelling in Learning Experience Design
Online Events Archive
eLearning Foundations Online Conference 2021 - December 8, 2021
Dashe & Thomson
Too often, training can be perceived by our audience as boring, obligatory, and one-dimensional—a dump truck of information that fails to move or motivate in any substantial way. We must find a way to move the heart and mind of the person behind the employee badge and spark their dormant curiosity.
This session takes a guided journey into the ancient art of storytelling, exploring its role in learning experience design. Being a great communicator or trainer means more than relaying relevant and timely information. We will explore essential components of a story—characters, goals, lessons, and the ability to bridge between what is and what could be. We’ll also examine examples of effective storytelling in a variety of recent learning design projects.
In this session, you will learn:
- How to help your audience imagine future states of business
- How to communicate essence of ideas
- How to motivate and inspire your team
- How to elicit emotions that fuel their desire to change and improve
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