8 Storytelling techniques for online course creators

What do Mulan, The Lion King, The Lord of the Rings, and Odyssey have in common? They feature different characters, of different genders, in various historical contexts, and one of them is a lion (a hobbit’s not a human either).

Of course, they are all heroes, which we follow on a particular journey. This journey has a very similar structure, unsurprisingly called the Hero’s Journey
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The hero’s journey is just a fun way to structure a course. However, many other methods help learners better understand concepts, remember important information, improve focus, and connect with you as the instructor. Here are a few of them:

1. Answer an intriguing question: make learners pay attention

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