Storytelling – Part 3

In my previous posts in this series, I covered my interest in using storytelling for teaching and learning, briefly explored what storytelling actually is, and presented my list of guidelines for what I believe a great story must have. In this post, I’m going to further explore the power of storytelling and attempt to simplifyContinue reading “Storytelling – Part 3”

Storytelling – Part 2

In my first post in this series, I briefly explored the neuroscience behind storytelling and shared why I think we should be using storytelling for teaching and learning. In this second post, I continue to explore exactly what storytelling is and share my guidelines around what a great story must have, as I believe theseContinue reading “Storytelling – Part 2”

Storytelling – Part 1

Someone asked me recently where I seek inspiration for my e-Learning designs from. My answer was ‘everywhere’. It’s true! With my ‘Design Ideas’ and ‘WIP’ folders on my hard drive chocked full of stuff I can’t wait to get to, I often wish there were more hours in the day for me to see thisContinue reading “Storytelling – Part 1”

Do You Have an Instructional Design Portfolio?

In a recent guest blog post I wrote for Brian Batt, eLearning Freak, I explain why you need an instructional design portfolio and how to develop one. Check out this fantastic WordPress plugin Brian has developed that every instructional designer or eLearning developer should know about.