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Storytelling and scenarios are my passion. I share practical strategies on how to design your own engagement rich interactive experiences, work with subject matter experts, apply psychology to optimize learning, give raw feedback and spunky advice, all this to help make your efforts at designing learning that makes a difference a reality. I'm Anna Sabramowicz and this is the Elearning Scenario Design Podcast!

Storytelling and scenarios are my passion. I share practical strategies on how to design your own engagement rich interactive experiences, work with subject matter experts, apply psychology to optimize learning, give raw feedback and spunky advice, all this to help make your efforts at designing learning that makes a difference a reality. I'm Anna Sabramowicz and this is the Elearning Scenario Design Podcast!

Location:

Canada

Description:

Storytelling and scenarios are my passion. I share practical strategies on how to design your own engagement rich interactive experiences, work with subject matter experts, apply psychology to optimize learning, give raw feedback and spunky advice, all this to help make your efforts at designing learning that makes a difference a reality. I'm Anna Sabramowicz and this is the Elearning Scenario Design Podcast!

Language:

English

Contact:

7787885007


Episodes

How Talvi used an Interactive Story to help CSR's deliver Better Service and Meet KPI's

7/9/2020
How Talvi helped new CSR's gain confidence helping customers using Interactive Storytelling. Want to learn how she did it? https://www.elearningsecrets.com/ Goal: Help Customer Service Reps at international call centres build confidence and experience solving customer problems while navigating complex software, balancing KPI's, and customer satisfaction. Here's what we cover: 1. What motivated Talvi to join the ISA coaching program. 2. What surprised her about crafting interactive...

Duration:00:40:03

Setting yourself up to fail now, instead of thinking long term effort

7/8/2020
Bit of a rant! Here I go over a couple of examples that if we applied to them the same "success criteria" that we apply to our learning interventions, we might consider them EPIC Fails. And what to consider instead. To book a session with me go here: https://www.elearningsecrets.com/ss-schedule

Duration:00:15:33

How to measure performance and ROI of interactive stories?

7/7/2020
I had one of my subscribers send in a question about how do you measure the performance of your interactive story. How do you show your interactive story actually delivered on its promises? Here I suggest a different approach, a tiny approach, a more quantifiable and contextual way to look at measuring the performance and ROI of our learning interventions. To book a session with me go here: https://www.elearningsecrets.com/ss-schedule

Duration:00:17:55

Not creative at writing scenarios? Four Questions That Will Help

7/6/2020
Coming up with meaningful scenarios, that are contextual, mean things to people, resonate with them personally.. is impossible UNLESS you tap into subject matter experts and practitioners. I give you several questions you can ask to get you started on the right path - you should not be coming up with these yourself, let the practitioner do al the work. To learn more about this process and the workflow for these projects go to https://www.elearningsecrets.com/

Duration:00:19:26

Stuck in uncreative workplace, ideas always shot down? What to do?

7/5/2020
What if you're stuck in a workplace that is not receptive to your creative ideas? Should you leave? Should you just suck it up? These are some of the questions one of my subscribers shared with me and here I give her ideas on how I'd handle this situation. No theory here, just practical from the trenches advice. Hope you also find it useful. Learn more about my process and how you can craft your own interactive story here https://www.elearningsecrets.com/

Duration:00:23:27

How to get good at script and story writing? How to fix that?

7/3/2020
Writing is a pillar skill when you're an eLearning designer... words are very powerful. And writing a story, or dialogue well will make or break the experience. In this episode, I'll get into some resources and strategies that will help you become a better writer. To craft your own interactive story go to https://www.elearningsecrets.com/

Duration:00:30:53

Where does an interactive story fit? Are you making this mistake?

7/2/2020
Short, but sweet and to the point. Enjoy! Want to learn more about interactive stories? Considering crafting your own? Go to https://www.elearningsecrets.com/

Duration:00:08:19

What’s a good indication of behaviour change?

7/1/2020
We can get all excited about the survey satisfaction ratings as much as we like. But we all know this is just an ego game, it has nothing to do with real results and moving people to helpful action. On the other hand, we put pressure on single interventions to turn around a sales quarter or to increase employee retention - like we are some kind of gods that can predictably control outcomes. What I suggest is something in the middle. Something measurable, meaningful and something that...

Duration:00:23:52

Make Learners Care About Your Scenarios: How to craft compelling stories?

6/30/2020
We can use the best tech, the sexiest layouts the most en vogue colour palette.. but if the character and the situations they're going through suck... you'll end up like another Hollywood Blockbuster FLOP. In this episode, I offer some insights on how to create a compelling character that people actually care about enough to follow through to the end of your interactive story. To learn more about this strategy or to see how I can help you do this https://www.elearningsecrets.com/

Duration:00:30:51

Safety Protocols at Engineering Lab for Complacent Senior Staff: Interactive Story Case Study

6/29/2020
Here, I'm discussing a Compliance Training Induction Interactive Story that our Interactive Storytelling Accelerator Member, Shirley, is working on. Her challenge? Senior staff, who have grown complacent and need a reminder about the reasons why everyone is responsible for setting a good example. If you enjoyed this check out www.elearningsecrets.com for more examples and visual walkthroughs.

Duration:00:23:08

Sharing Religious Beliefs With Family - Interactive Story Case Study

6/23/2020
This is a case study of the project that Don, one of our Interactive Storytelling Members is putting together. It is completely not in the corporate learning realm, in fact, it's in the personal development and coaching realm. Don is a coach and he wanted to create an interactive story that would help people see other possibilities when dealing with family issues (especially ones about religion)... and also make them aware that he's able to help them if they need guidance. When that story is...

Duration:00:12:06

Help People be Productive and Focused: Interactive Story Case Study

6/22/2020
An interactive story is a persuasion piece. But, it never functions alone, it is meant to help someone take the next step. It is meant to be a catalyst for action. In this episode, I discuss the project from one of our members Kristin. She's crafting an interactive story for many reasons, one being getting good at storytelling, another pushing herself creatively, another being that it would represent (in her portfolio) more of the work she's excited about doing. Her interactive story is...

Duration:00:18:52

Get Staff Engaged in Performance Improvement: Interactive Story Case Study

6/21/2020
This is a case study walkthrough of an interactive story project by one of our members, Dianne. I stress not only the solution and the approach but also how much hustle it took for Dianne to implement and make this persuasive piece a collaborative success (for her and the company she was working with). To take your storytelling and engagement skills to the next level, check out: www.elearningsecrets.com

Duration:00:19:48

Enhance the Effectiveness of Learning Design: Interview With Social Psychologist Timothy Wilson

6/20/2020
Timothy Wilson's field of expertise prompts him to examine every strategy with an analytical perspective. He uses the scientific method to validate the effectiveness of interventions that promise behaviour change. Our discussion focuses on several strategies, from writing, to incentives, to social pressure, that we can use to enhance the effectiveness and the quality of the learning and training interventions we design. Interview Notes 02:34 How does “Story Editing" change people's...

Duration:00:53:24

New Call Centre Staff Building Confidence- Interactive Storytelling Case Study

6/19/2020
In this episode, I discuss the project one of my students, Talvi, put together. The challenge was to help call centre staff overcome some of their past beliefs about what customer service "means", and what it means to deliver great service while still meeting quotas and KPI's. The interactive story also meant to give them a boost in confidence by asking them to go through some difficult situations that could have been prevented or diminished if the lead character was able to make decisions...

Duration:00:23:44

Onboarding New Managers - Interactive Storytelling Case Study

6/17/2020
The organisation I was working with already had robust resources to support it's people through onboarding, performance support and beyond. The challenge was about beliefs about when those resources are to be used, who is to use them and how that affects staff retention. Interactive story to the rescue to address some of those limiting beliefs! Enjoy! To do a deep dive into the strategies I use to craft interactive stories check out the free training on www.elearningsecrets.com Ready...

Duration:00:20:59

Inspire People to Enjoy Sales: Interactive Storytelling Case Study

6/17/2020
Especially in sales, there are many beliefs that hold people back from pitching - an interactive story can be the catalyst for addressing these limiting beliefs. To learn more about how to craft your own interactive story, sign up here: www.elearningsecrets.com

Duration:00:25:56

Can an elearning story create buzz around leadership?

6/15/2020
Okay, so you see the potential of story, you see how engaging it can be, but figuring out how to use it with your audience has got you stumped. Fret no more. In this episode, I discuss another client that used interactive storytelling to create a buzz around their new leadership training and their strategies to influence the culture in their workplace. To learn more about interactive storytelling go to www.elearningsecrets.com - free case study and tips on how to get your own interactive...

Duration:00:13:52

When Experience IS a Bad Thing: Interactive Story for Seasoned Humanitarian Professionals

6/14/2020
Review of a recent Interactive Story project for a humanitarian organization. There is a challenge when hiring seasoned professionals, they come in with all kinds of experience, but also baggage, beliefs that hold them back from being fully engaged. This organisation decided to tackle this from day one and use an interactive story to shake up the narrative and give their audience some "aha" moments. To see examples go to www.elearningsecrets.com and watch the on demand case study video.

Duration:00:15:57

Will an interactive story work for my learners?

6/12/2020
Is an interactive story a good fit for your audience? Will it work the same way for corporate and academic audiences... is it just as practical to use? Learn more by checking out my free case study here: www.elearningsecrets.com

Duration:00:30:04