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Podcast - Storytelling and Microlearning Transform Training Experiences

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 20, 2019 9:01:00 AM
Using Storytelling and Microlearning in Training

Laura Goodrich, Global Workforce Innovator at GWT Next, sat down with Phyllis Banner to discuss combining storytelling and short bursts of learning to create what she terms cinematic microlearning.

Research has shown that listening to stories helps us make better connections with material and that we retain information better when we receive it via short bursts of learning (commonly called microlearning).

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Microlearning, Storytelling & Storyboarding, Modern Learning on the Air

Video - Storyboarding: An Instructional Designer's Secret Weapon

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM
eLearning Storyboarding Tips

eLearning has been part of most instructional designer's toolkits for a while now.

Instructional designers have been using tools like GoAnimate and Camtasia to produce exceptional elearning modules quickly and easily. 

However, using these technical tools isn't always as easy as they sound and just having access to them doesn't mean the creation process is always easy.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Instructional Design, eLearning, Storytelling & Storyboarding

Infographic - Story Gathering for Business Results

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 14, 2018 2:05:13 PM
Gathering Customer Stories for Business Results Infographic

Understanding customer’s biases and how to tell a customer hero story with real business results will help fast-track your customers to believing and buying.

You can use your current customer’s stories to paint a picture for your potential customers/prospects. Let the story sell for you.

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Topics: Infographics and Tools, Storytelling & Storyboarding, business of learning

Infographic - Storytelling With Graphics and Animation

Posted by InSync Training on Nov 24, 2017 3:14:43 PM
Using Graphics and Animation in Training to Support Storytelling

Ever wondered how to create great visuals and animations?

Recently, Virtually There guest speakers Enzo Silva and Kate Tronvig answered this question and provided some ideas on how to get started with graphics and animations.

All you need is a story, and you’re ready to create simple yet effective visuals and animations without knowing how to draw or animate.  

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Topics: Infographics and Tools, Storytelling & Storyboarding

Recording - Once Upon a Time, Storytelling Was Learning

Posted by InSync Training on Aug 23, 2017 11:14:31 AM

August 22, 2017

Instructors: Tom Campbell and Karin Rex

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We all like a good story, right? Well, your brain likes a good story too. Research has shown that our brains wilt faster than a hot lettuce leaf when presented with a bunch of slides containing bullet points. (You probably already suspected that on some level, but as it turns out it really is true!) The language processing part of our brains is the only part that is active when we are experiencing death by PowerPoint.

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Topics: InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings, Storytelling & Storyboarding

Infographic - How to Build Your Why Story

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 25, 2017 12:40:45 PM
Christine Miles Why Story Infographic

Understanding your WHY, your own story, and what fuels your passion is the first step to changing how you converse with others.

It’s a paradigm shift that requires that you learn how to find your story, where it begins (how young were you when), and how that connects to who you are and what you do today. 

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Topics: Infographics and Tools, Storytelling & Storyboarding

Recording - Mastering Storytelling for the Business Conversation

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 20, 2017 5:00:54 PM

January 17, 2017

Instructor: Christine Miles

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The world has changed with the bombardment of digital and mobile inputs. Selling and leading today is about uncovering needs people don’t know they have. It is about painting a picture that helps people see what they didn’t know was possible, versus simply providing a product or solution.

We know that some of the most successful professionals and leaders intuitively use “Story” in their conversations, though it is only in recent years that “Story” has been scientifically proven to influence and help people opt-in and buy.

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Topics: InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings, Storytelling & Storyboarding