Storytelling in Learning: Training Buzz on Social Media

 

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storytelling in learning

Storytelling can be used as an effective training method, but it can only be effective when it’s done well. We’re following and finding great ideas and tips on storytelling from these experts. While many social posts you find about #storytelling techniques and methods may be primarily about marketing, branding and PR strategies, there are a lot of lessons that trainers and training program providers can draw from these quotes, articles and examples related to storytelling.

Storytelling Inspirations from Twitter

@SHIFTelearning Use #storytelling to spark more active participation in your #eLearning courses: http://hub.am/15J7GYN
24 Jul 13

@SaffronInt How personal stories help learners and organisations grow and change together http://bit.ly/12AI97p
23 Jul 13

@Zoomph The 3 Core Elements of Good #Storytelling (And Why Your Business Needs Them) http://bit.ly/196r9rj
19 Jul 13

@goldenone You may have a story, but will it be remembered? Will it be retold? – “7 Steps to a Retellable Story” http://bit.ly/11Utx2g
17 Jul 13

 

Lessons Shared on SlideShare

Here are some useful storytelling insights found on SlideShare, especially for those interested in content development, video / webinar / livestreaming / podcast lessons, and tips on how to engage your audience (and to keep them engaged).

Top mistakes in creating training content from Presentation Process

 

The Art Of Video Storytelling from Sharethrough

Mis Takes With Video Presenting from Heather Leson

If you have other recommendations and advice, or want to share who inspires you to tell effective stories, please leave a comment below!

Ayako Ezaki is the Head of Knowledge Management & Communications at TrainingAid. Having worked for over eight years in tourism professional training and education in the non-profit sector, Ayako specializes in content building, educational program design, and project planning.