Keys to eLearning Storytelling: Using a Guide Character in Your Online Course Part 3

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been sharing excerpts from the latest Trivantis® eBook, Keys to Storytelling in eLearning. Today, let’s take a look at a few examples of guide characters that Lectora® user John Mortenson has created for eLearning courses. Along with being Online Learning Manager for The Fresh Market, John is a cartoonist with over 10 years of online course development experience.

Here are a few of his training guide examples to inspire your own creativity and eLearning development:

A Few GUIDE Examples

Mr. DNA – Jurassic Park

If you saw the first “Jurassic Park” movie, you probably remember Mr. DNA, a GUIDE in a film that is shown in the visitor center at Jurassic Park. Mr. DNA explains how scientists use DNA extracted from mosquitos trapped in amber to re-create Jurassic Park’s dinosaurs. It is remarkable how quickly and easily Mr. DNA was able to explain a complex scientific process in a 2-minute segment in an entertaining way.

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