e-Learning tends to be a content-focused experience that leaves people overwhelmed and wondering how it all applies to them. Your audience needs context to make the content feel relevant and valuable to their lives. Using stories is one effective way to make your e-learning come to life for your learners. In this session, you’ll learn the basic steps for using storytelling to enhance your e-learning 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 scriptwriting techniques, imagery, and audio.
In this session, you will:
- Implement strategies for interviewing subject matter experts to unearth the story the course needs to tell
- Use the story spine for designing stories into your courses
- Describe strategies for telling your stories through scriptwriting and multimedia techniques
Hadiya Nuriddin has two decades of experience in learning strategy, instructional design, e-learning development, and facilitation. She worked in corporate learning before choosing to found her firm, Duets Learning, where she’s worked with a wide array of companies on a variety of topics. She speaks at events and industry conferences and travels teaching courses for the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Hadiya holds an M.Ed. in curriculum studies, an M.A. in writing, and the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation. She is the author of the book StoryTraining: Selecting and Shaping Stories That Connect, published by ATD.