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:
24 Jul 13

@SaffronInt How personal stories help learners and organisations grow and change together
23 Jul 13

@Zoomph The 3 Core Elements of Good #Storytelling (And Why Your Business Needs Them)
19 Jul 13

@goldenone You may have a story, but will it be remembered? Will it be retold? – “7 Steps to a Retellable Story”
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 Co-Founder and Director of Training Strategies & Development at TrainingAid, an international tourism and training company offering training and skills development opportunities for tourism industry professionals.