8 Tips for Teachers: How to Make Online Courses Fun

Teachers are being asked to move their courses online. That's why we’ve compiled eight top tips to help you create online courses that are fun […]

Fighting Wildfires in Alaska

You are a fire manager in Alaska and three wildfires have broken out across the state. You don’t have the resources to fight them all, […]

Does Music Belong in eLearning?

I’ve never met anyone who said they hated music. Everyone at least likes music, but does it have a proper place in eLearning and if […]

5 Tips to Create Compelling Characters for eLearning

For centuries, fictional characters have been the go-to tool for teaching. We retain content better when it’s wrapped in a narrative and steered by an […]

A Scenario to Make You Shiver

Whether or not you properly deice and anti-ice an airplane can mean the difference between life and death for the passengers and crew. I had […]

Appsmash your narrative

One of the biggest struggles I've had in the whole gamification business has been the narrative aspect of the gamified classroom. As many before me […]

Unleash Subject Matter Fascination And Awe With Learning Tropes

The timeless power of storytelling is not only tied to its entertaining value. The devices it provides bring understanding, meaning, and in its most compelling […]

Taking eLearners on a journey using narratives.

My background is in mental health and eLearning, so it’s no surprise that I’m interested in the psychology behind eLearning and why some programs are […]

Weaving Narrative into your Training Programme

Prologue Storytelling has been used to retain and pass down knowledge throughout history. When we think of some of the defining works of civilisation, one […]

Redundancy and Coherence

Two principles of good e-learning design are to avoid redundancy and to keep things coherent and uncluttered. This week’s e-learning challenge was to present these […]

Should Narrative Be a Part of EVERY Corporate Learning Program?

Imagine that you’re asked to create a training program/job aid to address quality control issues within your organization. You could start with flow charts, statistics, […]

How to supercharge your elearning scenario with interactive video

Scenarios are the building blocks of great learning.  They are well established as an engaging and effective way to accelerate learners’ progress. Interactive video is […]

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