Storytelling – Part 4

The goal of stories is to connect with an audience emotionally in order to entertain, build personal relationships, illustrate a point, relay information, or move someone to action. Rance Greene In my previous post in this series on storytelling, I attempted to simplify the process of writing a story that could potentially be powerful inContinue reading “Storytelling – Part 4”

Storytelling – Part 3

In my previous posts in this series, I covered my interest in using storytelling for training, 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 simplify my processContinue 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 training. 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 these may applyContinue 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”

Digital Storytelling

Whilst looking for information and examples of digital storytelling, I came across this compellingly descriptive story told by a boy who struggled with learning difficulties. I found this short digital story truly inspirational. The words he uses to tell his story really paint a vivid picture of his experience.  He talks about “wanting to be smartContinue reading “Digital Storytelling”