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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.

How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Several studies have found learners can remember information in a narrative format better than bullet points (for example, Glonek & King, as cited in Kapp, 2014). Easier to write conversationally: You probably already know that a conversational tone is better for elearning.

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.

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

She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. Apply: With her new skills and knowledge, Sue is ready to try applying SMART in her conversations for a couple of weeks.

A Conversation with John Deligiannis of mLevel

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with John Deligiannis. Can you give me an example of a how a customer has used mLevel? Deligiannis: Lots of examples! John has been in the L&D space for his entire career, and joined a company called mLevel almost 2 years ago now.

Conversation with Kevin Kruse–Best Selling Author

Kapp Notes

For example, there are a lot of “Gamification Gurus” out there. 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.

eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging

eLearningArt

One of the ways I become a better eLearning designer is by finding good examples and trying to replicate the elements I like. Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course. 2: Mix Conversations with Scenarios.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic. An example of this, is the recently announced project in which we created a full interactive eLearning demo in HTML5, using avatars, environments, text to speech, branching dialogues, decision trees, tracking and assessment.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

NEXT YEAR" Gather examples of how social interaction, whether online or offline, led to. from YouTube or Pinterest, for example. It’s clear from our conversations this year that career.

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.

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. Below is an example of the template in action. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration.

3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples

CommLab India

Let’s see a few sample e-learning courses developed by CommLab India using this very tool. Click the image to view a sample e-learning course on software application training.). Click the image to view a sample e-learning course on Pharmacokinetics Training.).

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

Kapp: Can you give a quick example of how Lean-Agile has been successful in a course design project? For example, total length of the course.

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 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. For example, someone just entered in Zoo Tycoon and Roller Coaster Tycoon. in case you missed it, here is Part One.).

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Now here are the highlights from our conversation. A sample of the mLevel suite of Learning Activities. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation.

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.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone. That’s way more work than I wanted to do for a quick sample.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone. That’s way more work than I wanted to do for a quick sample.

A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK

Kapp Notes

Here is some of our conversation. Kapp: You do some really creative things with elearning and especially game-based learning, can you please share some examples of what you’ve done? Can you share any examples with us? Here are some examples. Compliance Example.

Blogging as conversation

Learning with e's

"A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Although this took a little time for me to get my head around, I eventually came to understand that blogging is ultimately a conversation.

A Conversation with Michael Allen–ADDIE, SAM & the Future of ID

Kapp Notes

Instead of exhaustive analysis, for example, we gather whatever project background information is relatively easy to obtain, then sketch out a possible instructional approach, and ask, “Why wouldn’t this be a successful direction?”. KK: 6) Thanks, that’s a great example.

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A Conversation with Mike Lozicki of MediaLab 3D solutions

Kapp Notes

Kapp: Can you give an example of how your clients might use your services? For example, let’s say an employee is out in the field installing a shower stall and forgets how to measure for faucet components.

Lectora Conversation Scenarios Around the Water Cooler

eLearning Brothers

Our Lectora template library is bursting at the seams with conversational scenarios: a branching scenario in which two or more characters interact, guided by the learner’s conversational choices.Those who purchase Lectora Inspire also get in-app access to our Lectora templates.

A Conversation with Connie Malamed

Kapp Notes

There are well over 100 graphics throughout, and I’m hoping that the graphic examples and chapters in the last section will give readers ideas of how to approach all kinds of visuals, from icons to stories to graphs. The examples relate to eLearning, slides, performance support, etc.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Kapp: I am sure people would like to a see some samples of your work, do you have any links to what you’ve done? Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning.

5 Good E-learning Examples Created Using Lectora Inspire

CommLab India

Lectora Inspire – a rapid authoring tool well-known for its features that enable the effective conversion of text-heavy content into engaging online courses. 1 Let us now look at 5 examples of online courses developed using Lectora Inspire.

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.

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Facilitating the transition from online to face-to-face conversations and vice versa

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

We had to start afresh with our conversation and the line of jokes was gone, because in a teleconference the threshold to throw in a funny line is much higher. I also realized that the conversation doesn''t flow naturally when moving to a different medium.

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. One thing I love doing on Social Media networks is to observe how other people and Brands approach conversations with their customers.

Straight PowerPoint Conversion?

E-learning Uncovered

The promise of PowerPoint conversion tools is that you can take existing content and turn it into e-learning in just a few clicks. Here are three reasons why a straight conversion of existing PowerPoint slides might be a bad idea—and what you can do about it. Without that presenter, you lose much of your material, especially the stories, examples, and interactions that help that information come alive. ” Uncategorized design powerpoint conversion presentations

Use conversations to deliver eLearning content- and a free template

eLearningArt

If you look closely, you’ll notice that content is delivered through conversations in many types of media… in movies, TV shows, interviews, commercials, and more. Part of the beauty of conversations is that the content is delivered and you aren’t even aware of it.

ILT To E-learning Conversion: Why It Works For Code of Conduct Training!

CommLab India

For example, if an employee wants to know the guidelines of E-mail and Internet usage, he can quickly refer the e-learning module that deals with that topic. Do you think the Code of Conduct (CoC) training in your organization has taken a backseat? If yes, you can revamp and revive it.

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A Conversation with Reuben Tozman about Learning on Demand: Part Two

Kapp Notes

I gave an example recently in a blog about using the SalesForce API to create intelligent dialogue between ‘sales’ training and sales results captured in SalesForce. Right or wrong, the conversation is needed.

L&D Capability in Australia – Conversations from UnConference

Learning Cafe

framing his skills in terms of the business need, for example, “I’m a customer service person who just happens to provide learning” Professionalising L&D in Australia: Nicola Atkinson. Improving L&D capability lies at the heart of the Learning Café.