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.

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 ).

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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.

How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

One strategy for creating a narrative is delivering content with two narrators having a conversation rather than the traditional approach of a single narrator lecturing. Easier to write conversationally: You probably already know that a conversational tone is better for elearning.

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.

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 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.

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.

Managers, Get Ready for Ongoing Performance Conversations

CLO Magazine

Successful companies must supplement traditional annual reviews with continual conversations that focus on coaching individuals to develop and deliver on their KPIs, key performance indicators. Start Ongoing Coaching Conversations. Frame Conversations with Strengths.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

It’s clear from our conversations this year that career. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT. THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE.

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 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.

Making an eLearning Conversation Piece with TalkMaster

eLearning Brothers

To put it simply, this feature allow you to build complex branching conversations that push the boundaries of electronic learning/training. I will be going through step by step and demonstrating how to create a simple branching conversation.

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.

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.

Making constructive conversations

Clark Quinn

So, Charles advocates an approach to be taken in conversations with employees that involves a set of specific questions. As part of my thinking about the Future of Work, I’ve been thinking about how to make it safe to share, in the sense of an innovation culture (ala the Learning Organization ). My colleague, Charles Jennings, shared a very useful format to facilitate this, and I wanted to think out loud about it in terms of actionable items.

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 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 Reuben Tozman

Kapp Notes

Here is a summary of a great conversation I had with Reuben Tozman who I met one night at a conference (actually, we weren’t at the conference venue we were out getting a bite to eat and something to drink). One of the great things about my travels is that I get to speak with all kinds of interesting folks who are thinking about learning is new and innovative ways.

3 Scholarly Lectora Conversation Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

” As the fall semester winds to a close at many institutions of higher learning, we’re honoring students with a few Lectora conversation scenarios that feature them in prominent roles. Learners can help him navigate the conversation as successfully as possible.

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

This is Part One of a Two Part Interview: The other day I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Clark Aldrich and ask him a few questions about learning and development.

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.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

Rapid eLearning

I used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using hyperlinks. In this example it’s a simple back and forth conversation. Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop.

The Power of Conversations

Performance Learning Productivity

Still active and in post as a Research Professor at New York University in his 95th year, Bruner has long realised the value of conversations and“we tell ourselves stories in order to live” Haruki Murakami Jerome Bruner (1915- ) is one of the greatest educational psychologists the world has ever produced. He has spent his long lifetime studying learning and the human mind.

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.

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

The iSpring product line includes a set of authoring tools which provides the full solution for educators to create e-courses, tests and surveys, video lectures, conversation simulations, screencasts and interactions, and a cloud-based LMS. . .

How To Customize Camtasia Conversation Scenarios in 5 Minutes

eLearning Brothers

The other is a conversational scenario that shows two characters talking to one another. The conversational scenarios can be a great way to demonstrate a sales interaction, an in-office protocol, or a friendly discussion.

A Conversation with Paul Rosa: Co-Founder of Sploops!

Kapp Notes

The two are about the launch the app and so here is part of the conversation we had the other day. Rosa: Sploops is a brand-new sports conversation app launching to the Apple App Store in November.

Global conversations

Learning with e's

We would converse on a one-to-one basis using telephones (which were almost always tethered because there were also very few mobile phones before 1990, and they were the size of a house brick). Now these are the kind of global conversations we simply cannot do without.

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.

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part Two

Kapp Notes

Here is the second part of my conversation with Clark Aldrich. (in Here is the rest of my recent conversation with Clark Aldrich. in case you missed it, here is Part One.).

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

This is Part One of a Two Part Interview: The other day I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Clark Aldrich and ask him a few questions about learning and development.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Now here are the highlights from our conversation. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Byran for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him.

Conversation as curriculum

Learning with e's

In his 1996 book Curriculum as Conversation, Arthur Applebee argued that much of the school curriculum of the time was based upon 'false premises and reflect a fundamental misconception of the nature of knowing. 2009) Editorial: Curriculum as conversation.

A Conversation with Warren Apel, Co-founder of Scholastico

Kapp Notes

I recently connected with Warren Apel, an internationally-recognized leader in educational technology. After working in international schools for 17 years, he co-founded EdTech startup Scholastico.