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.

The Future of Learning: A Conversation with Jennifer Hofmann

InSync Training

Modern Learning personal learningNew year, new vision! Training and Development is facing a fantastic future, thanks to the globalization , socialization , and mobilization of modern learners. Add to this ever-evolving EdTech and the growing expectations on training to improve performance, and it's a recipe for a complex and complicated landscape. Taking all this into consideration, many of us find ourselves asking, "How do we prepare for this new reality?".

A Conversation with Brandon Carson

Kapp Notes

Having a technological mindset is important, but humans learn best from each other, so there will never not be a need for us to relate to each other on a personal level. Brandon Carson.

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. For each microlearning piece you deliver try to think of a micro behavior that would instill a habit and workplace meaning into what the person has just learned.

State of the Front-Line Manager

In most organizations, the person. dozens of conversations we’ve had. In our conversations with. Our conversations. xi “The Return of the Manager: This Time It’s Personal.” xix “The Return of the Manager: This Time It’s Personal.” State of the.

Learning Management Systems (LMS) - Never Ending Conversation

Tony Karrer

If you are interested in the latest thinking and trends on Learning Management Systems, you should take a couple minutes to sign up on eLearning Learning and then personalize your subscription with LMS as a topic.

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Conversation with Jane Bozarth

Kapp Notes

And often facilitates the twitter chat of learning professionals #lrnchat Here is some of our latest conversational snippets. ”) that usually the person making the request really just wants a problem solved.

Conversation with Kevin Kruse–Best Selling Author

Kapp Notes

Not you personally. It’s about how to change the world and build your brand, by just being helpful to one person at a time. What steps would a person take to stand out? . 4) You also talk in your book about building a brand one person at a time.

Listen & Learn: A Coaching Conversation with Ginny Palmieri

InSync Training

And while, oftentimes, the pursuit of our "best-ness" feels like a personal endeavor, it naturally and logically impacts our professional performance. 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. 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.

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 little more conversation

Learning with e's

Now it depends on how you define CPD, but for me it is the personal learning you require to sustain, enhance and extend your own capabilities within your professional practice. It is informal by nature and is essentially conversational.

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. My guess is that the next great change will come from the rapid advances being made in artificial intelligence, which will eventually permit us to build truly personalized learning systems. 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.

A Conversation with Duncan Lennox

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. In fact, in one recent study by a large global medical device provider, Qstream delivered results statistically equivalent to personalized coaching.

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. Kapp: How is Hooptap different from other gamified solutions a person might encounter?

Making Customer Service Personal


If you want personalized customer experiences from your Contact Center, personalize your agent experiences. This calls for critical thinking and personalized problem solving. Contact center customers desire a personal connection, along with an effective and efficient experience.

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

The media person pulled the work item for added supporting media. The team learned to optimize the work flow for the team’s performance rather than sub-optimizing for a single person.

It’s Not Personal

Tom Spiglanin

How could congenial conversation suddenly turn ugly? Ask anyone who cares for a non-verbal person or interacts regularly with someone who speaks a different language: a lot of communication is non-verbal. We also have to take into consideration the medium we’re conversing in.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic. They can assess the students character, personality and levels of empathy. Danny is an educational entrepreneur.

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 Connie Malamed

Kapp Notes

If it looks sloppy or poorly designed, it will negatively affect a person’s attitude toward the instruction. The more conscious the principles are, the more a person will be able to design in a way that facilitates learning.

A Conversation with Joshua Millage

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. We want to help assist the profession in allowing for the creation of automated personalized engagements that prompt interactions with students.

A Conversation with Cammy Bean

Kapp Notes

I had to let my perfectionist go (OK – that’s really not all that hard for me—I’m a get-it-done-in-a-good-enough-way kind of a person), but I still wanted to make sure that what I produced wouldn’t embarrass me or the people with whom I associate!

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.

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.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel


Now here are the highlights from our conversation. The staff assigned to that effort: one person. Recap from: Kapp Notes. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation.

How To Customize Camtasia Conversation Scenarios in 5 Minutes

eLearning Brothers

One is an instructional scenario where there is one cutout person who interacts with your viewer, and is set up for branching options from your timeline. The other is a conversational scenario that shows two characters talking to one another.

Managers, Get Ready for Ongoing Performance Conversations

CLO Magazine

By default, most performance evaluations focus on correcting past mistakes and personal weaknesses. 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.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Now here are the highlights from our conversation. The staff assigned to that effort: one person. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation.

Conversation about Gamification with Rick & Dawn

Kapp Notes

Great time meeting Rick in person and learning about this rich history in our field.

My Blog's Personality Type

Learning Visions

But I suppose this is an appropriate description of my blog's personality? I don't think, however, that this is indicative of my personality. And conversation. Tags: personality tests me Well, it isn't very glamorous or creative sounding.

Personalizing eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Chapter 8 of the book has some great points that I’d like to share, “Applying the Personalization Principle&# (page 160). Ways to Personalize eLearning. Conversational Tone. We need to personalize the content. Use conversational words.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

We live in a world where there is simply too much to learn – whether in a history class or a management training program, it has become nearly impossible for a person to absorb all there is to know. A personal learning network (PLN) is a network of resources including people (subject matter experts, coworkers, friends, mentors, etc.) Content literally moves from the person’s head, where it can become lost or muddled, to the network, where it is always available.

Personalized Learning – Quick Start Guide


Personalized learning is the #9 eLearning trend for 2018. But what exactly makes learning personalized? Personalized learning expert JD Dillon thinks you can actually get started in a better (and easier) way…. Learn the basics of Personalized Learning.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network. Recognizing this learning and making good use of it requires effective personal knowledge management practices.

PowerPoint: Measurement Conversion

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Since the size of the display isn't always known to the person running the presentation, it doesn't make sense to preset the PowerPoint presentation to a specific number of pixels. by AJ George.   I was recently asked if it was possible to change the measurement system in PowerPoint from inches to pixels. The answer is no. at least not from within PowerPoint. More on that later.)

A Conversation with Juliette Denny (Part One)

Kapp Notes

” So you can see why I wanted to have a conversation… Here is what unfolded in part one of our discussion. We want users to love it, so it needs to be current, relevant and personal to them and their world.

Personal Mobile Mastery

Clark Quinn

A conversation with a colleague prompted a reflection. The topic was personal learning, and in looking for my intersections (beyond my love of meta-learning ), I looked at my books. So the question is, how do we do personal knowledge mastery with mobile? The Revolution isn’t an obvious match, nor is games (though trust me, I could make them work ;), but a more obvious match was mlearning. Let’s get the obvious out of the way.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Hughes: I personally think we will find that mobile learning and augmented reality will become ever more prevalent in our industry.