Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure the conversation.

Media Options for Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Rather than delivering eLearning content as a lecture, you can explain it through conversations. It’s possible to use conversations even with a low budget. In the past, I’ve created conversation-driven eLearning with video, animation, and photos.

A Conversation with Brandon Carson

Kapp Notes

Brandon Carson. The other day I had a chance to catch up with Brandon Carson who contributes to our industry in so many ways. He has been a speaker at Elliot Masie’s Learning conference ( here is a great video of Brandon talking to Elliot ).

A conversation with GamEffective

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a chance to have a conversation with Roni Floman of GamEffective. Here is some of the conversation. GamEffective was established in 2012 and works to change the way companies motive employees and the way managers align their teams with company goals.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

like cost of client acquisition, net promoter score, and conversion rates. to structure her conversation with Sue, and ask that the manager records notes. about the conversation right in the. This conversation ties it. coaching conversations.

Conversation with Jane Bozarth

Kapp Notes

And often facilitates the twitter chat of learning professionals #lrnchat Here is some of our latest conversational snippets. Learn to have conversations in which you can offer better alternatives with the promise of solving that problem for them.

A Conversation with Allessandria Polizzi

Kapp Notes

I had a great conversation the other day with Allessandria Polizzi. Who has had an interesting career working with a variety of organizations including 7-Eleven and Pizza Hut.

Avoid This Pitfall in Conversational Writing for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

We often talk about conversational writing for elearning. A conversational tone flows better in voice over and leads to better learning outcomes. However, I occasionally see examples of elearning where the narrator pretends to be in a literal conversation with the learners.

A Comprehensive Guide to Legacy Course Conversion

CommLab India

Read this post for comprehensive information on legacy course conversion. Learning Technology Legacy course conversion

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

like cost of client acquisition, net promoter score, and conversion rates. to structure her conversation with Sue, and ask that the manager records notes. about the conversation right in the. This conversation ties it. coaching conversations.

A Conversation with John Blackmon of Trivantis

Kapp Notes

Here is part of the conversation. Kapp: Thanks John, really enjoyed the conversation. The other day I had a chance to catch up with John Blackmon. John is the Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis as well as being one of the Co-Founders of the company.

Learning Management Systems (LMS) - Never Ending Conversation

Tony Karrer

Two articles are trending right next to each other on eLearning Learning this week: Over the past few years, I've been involved in many LMS Selection Processes. It's good to see articles that are focusing more on getting more out of their LMS without switching to a different provider.

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Conversation on Conversations

Tony Karrer

Through blog comments and blog posts, an interesting conversation is emerging around – Conversations as Part of Concept Work. In Conversation Questions , I pushed this a bit further based on Nancy Dixon - What Do We Get From Conversation That We Can't Get Any Other Way?

A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Here is our conversation about learning technologies and her new partnership with Exult. The other day I caught up with Stephanie Nadda. Stephanie is a consultant based in Chicago who has worked with large organizations like W.W.

State of the Front-Line Manager

dozens of conversations we’ve had. In our conversations with. Our conversations. State of the. Front-Line Manager Management and Supervisory Skills Development Contents 2 Contents. 6 The Next Step: Bridging the. Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the.

Conversation with Kevin Kruse–Best Selling Author

Kapp Notes

I’ve known Kevin Kruse for many years. He and I met at a meeting of the Society for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Trainers (now L-TEN) over a decade ago.

A Conversation with Author Catherine Lombardozzi

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. The other day I caught up with Catherine Lombardozzi who is the principle behind the firm called Learning4Learning Professionals and author of a brand new book.

Is technology killing the art of conversation?

Learning with e's

I spend a lot of my time on public transport, and one of my favourite pastimes is eavesdropping on other people's conversations. It not only passes the time, but I also learn new things from listening in, even if the conversations are sometimes ill-informed.

A Conversation with Steven Just

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. I remember the conversation I had with my first thesis advisor. The other day I had a chance to catch up with my friend Steven Just, he and I met years and years ago and have both worked in the learning industry for a while. Steven is always busy he is CEO of Princeton Metrics, a strategic consulting company that applies the sciences of learning and assessment to improving training.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Apply: With her new skills and knowledge, Sue is ready to try applying SMART in her conversations for a couple of weeks. conversations with her team members. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations.

3 Easy Steps for Successful Legacy Course Conversion

CommLab India

Read this post for 3 easy steps to ensure a smooth conversion. Learning Technology Legacy course conversionFlash has phased out, and that makes it the ideal time to convert from Flash to HTML5. However, the process of moving the learning content can seem daunting.

A Conversation with Duncan Lennox

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. The other day I had a chance to catch up with Duncan Lennox, the CEO and co-founder of a fascinating company called Qstream.

A Conversation with Álvaro Mas of Hooptap

Kapp Notes

The other day, I had a wonderful Skype conversation with Álvaro Mas, business developer at Hooptap. Here is some of that interesting conversation. He showed me an interesting product to help gamify learning.

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. It turns out the book is nonfiction business book about applying Lean and Agile principles to the development of learning-related projects.

Speak Up with Lectora Conversational Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

As acclaimed journalist and science fiction writer Cory Doctorow once said, “Conversation is king.” Our conversational scenarios have the advantage of putting a human face on things, enacting a potentially true-to-life interpersonal situation relevant to the training topic.

Legacy course conversion: The What, the Why, and the How

CommLab India

Know the ins and outs of legacy course conversion. Learning Technology Legacy course conversion

7 Hard-hitting Reasons for Legacy Courses Conversion

CommLab India

Learning Technology Legacy course conversionThis blog gives you the most compelling reasons to convert your legacy eLearning courses.

A Conversation with John Deligiannis of mLevel

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with John Deligiannis. John has been in the L&D space for his entire career, and joined a company called mLevel almost 2 years ago now.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic. Danny is an educational entrepreneur.

A Conversation with Sharon Boller

Kapp Notes

In our conversation below, we don’t talk about the course we are doing together, instead, I asked Sharon a few questions about her company and what she is doing in terms of new product development and it’s kind of exciting. Here is part of our conversation.

A Conversation with Connie Malamed

Kapp Notes

I am so excited to be a stop on Connie Malamed’ s blog book tour. She already has one great book so I was anxiously waiting for her next one. It is awesome, filled with great advice for those of us who are visually challenged.

Legacy Course Conversions: Leverage In-House Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Learning Technology Authoring Tools and Legacy Course ConversionCheck this blog to find out how you can use your existing authoring tools - Storyline and Lectora to convert your legacy courses.

A Conversation with Joshua Millage

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. The other day I had a chance to catch up with educational entrepreneur Joshua Millage, he is passionate about learning and is cofounder of LifterLMS. Kapp: What is LifterLMS.

Listen & Learn: A Coaching Conversation with Ginny Palmieri

InSync Training

How do we become the best that we can be? Countless self-help books sit on Amazon’s digital shelves hoping to answer this question. And while, oftentimes, the pursuit of our "best-ness" feels like a personal endeavor, it naturally and logically impacts our professional performance. The secret to success according to Ginny Palmieri, author of Unspoken: Finding Your Voice and Living Your Authentic Life , involves an authentic presence in and out of the office.

A Conversation with Cammy Bean

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a chance to catch up with Cammy Bean, she is passionate about the field of L&D and is founder of the popular Learning Visions blog and a staple among presenters at various elearning and learning conferences.

A little more conversation

Learning with e's

It is informal by nature and is essentially conversational. Blogging as conversation is increasingly popular and there are now numerous global chats on Twitter, many of which identify themselves with exclusive hashtags.

A Conversation with Clark Quinn

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our enjoyable conversation. The other day I had a chance to catch up with Clark Quinn, he is passionate about the field of L&D and has been a thought leader in the field for sometime guiding thinking and change in a number of areas.

Serious Conversation

Clark Quinn

We’ve already received the first request for an article on the Serious eLearning Manifesto , and it sparked a realization. We (my co-conspirators are Will Thalheimer, Julie Dirksen, and Michael Allen) launched the manifesto last week, and we really hope you’ll have a serious look at them. More, we hope you’ll find a way to follow them, and join your colleagues in signing on.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation with Patrick Randolph from TalkWheel about different kinds of asynchronous conversation models that are emerging and how they might fit into broader eLearning Initiatives. Talkwheel is made to handle real-time group conversations and asynchronous ones.