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The Accidental Instructional Designer: Learning Design for the Digital Age by Cammy Bean

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chapter 8

It’s All in the Story

In this chapter …

         • Why do stories work? Why do we pay attention to them?

         • How can we get the right stories out of our subject matter experts (SMEs)?

         • How can we use stories in our e-learning programs?

We’ve all heard that storytelling enhances learning; and that sharing relevant examples helps both the expert and the novice forge connections with the content to ensure effective knowledge transfer. We’ve heard that flight simulators save lives, that practice makes perfect, and that we ...

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