How to Engage Learners with Scenario-based Learning by Hans Kövi & Kasper Spiro : Learning Solutions Magazine. A practical guide to creating learning scenarios: part 1. A learning scenario consists of a description of a realistic situation (usually fictional), accompanied by one or more questions that challenge the learner to respond to some aspect of that situation.
At its simplest, a scenario could consist of a single description followed by a single question, but it could also develop in stages with one or more questions at each stage. In the case of a branching scenario, the information depicted at each stage will vary depending on the answers the learner made at previous stages. The information that describes a scenario could be presented using a wide range of media elements, including text, images, animations, audio and video, in various potential combinations. What is more important than the media mix is that the situation described to the learner seems relevant and authentic. What would you do first?
Using a Three-Act Structure to Create Simple and Effective Scenarios for eLearning by Stacey Maloney : Learning Solutions Magazine. Beginning Instructional Authoring: Getting the Content You Need from SMEs, Part 1 by Patti Shank : Learning Solutions Magazine. Beginning Instructional Authoring: Getting Good Scenario Content from SMEs by Patti Shank : Learning Solutions Magazine.