Providing feedback

This week, our work focused on analyzing the structure and quality of an existing e-Learning design, and then providing compassionate, actionable feedback about ways to improve the design. We used a large, detailed template to review 14 different features of the e-Learning, then used an 18-category rubric to score the sample. The final piece was... Continue Reading →

Take scenarios one step farther with branching

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve talked about what learning scenarios are, as defined by Clark in Scenario-based e-Learning.  To recap, scenario-based learning is: A realistic scenario learners might face in the workplaceLearners participate in the action, not observe another character's actionsLearners see the consequences of their actions and learn from them. Once you... Continue Reading →

Deconstructing an e-Learning Sample

Allison Goldthorpe created a sample facility orientation using Articulate Rise. Let’s deconstruct her e-Learning to determine features and characteristics. This analysis applies definitions and descriptions as outlined by Ruth Colvin Clark in her book Scenario-Based E-Learning. Analysis of Blue Beta Facilities Orientation   Course topicThis eLearning gets new employees familiar with work facilities. Topics include... Continue Reading →

How not to develop scenario-based eLearning

My first foray into eLearning was creating animated explainer videos to support a leadership development program. From there, I immediately launched into converting facilitator-led training into a blended course. I replaced most of the content with interactive videos, and closed the training with facilitator-led session. This course trained new call center representatives about managing their... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑

Create your website with
Get started