How to Interview Subject Matter Experts

One of the most powerful tools we have in eLearning is the ability to interview subject matter experts. So what’s the strategy for conducting great interviews? I try to minimize the amount of time I need from the content expert by structuring the interview using this 6-step process. Establish a purpose for the interview with…

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5 Ways to Make Scenario-Based eLearning More Effective

Have you ever wondered, “Isn’t there a better way to approach this eLearning course? Are people really getting enough out of what we’re teaching?” If you’ve asked yourself these questions, you might want to consider using scenarios. Sometimes this can be intimidating to some people. Almost everyone realizes that a standard content dump is not…

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Storyboarding Branched Scenarios

We love to write eLearning content that leverages story-telling and scenarios as much as possible. Scenarios don’t work in all situations, but when they do, they help engage learners in ways standard monologue presentations never will. Each of the last couple years we’ve spoken at a local conference, the Chicago eLearning Showcase, and presented various…

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