Instructional Storytelling

Methods/Illustrations of Storytelling for instruction (designing trainings or eLearning content.)

Creative Agni’s Corporate Trainings and Open Workshops.

November 16, 2016
Creative Agni’s Corporate Trainings and Open Workshops.

This post is for the Organizations and Professionals who are seeking effective training programs in the areas of Instructional Design, eLearning Development (Storyboarding and Rapid Authoring,) and Gamification of Training and Learning content. Creative Agni’s  corporate training programs and open workshops are conducted  in the following areas. Instructional Design eLearning Content Development Creativity for Writing and Training Gamification of...

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Using Instructional Storytelling Storytelling for Soft-skills, Conceptual, and Technical Trainings

July 27, 2013

The battle-lines between creativity and practicality never fade, yet some instructional designers and trainers make the effort to bring creativity into the domain of teaching and training. They use various techniques to make learning more palatable and also more effective. One of these techniques is Instructional Storytelling. Through his Daily Kick in the Pants, David Wolverton (who writes fantasy...

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A Preference for Indifference – A Short Story

April 17, 2012
A Preference for Indifference – A Short Story

  His bed was set against the window. The caretaker had laughed when he said that he liked to look outside his window the first thing in the morning. “You don’t know what’s outside that window or you won’t be so sure,” the grizzly old man had said in a voice that shook with age, and with mirth. Vineet...

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Sanjay decides to join an Instructional Design Course – Motivation in Action

January 20, 2012
Sanjay decides to join an Instructional Design Course – Motivation in Action

Sanjay decides to join an Instructional Design Course (Motivation in Action – A Short Story) Sanjay threw the cigarette stub down and stomped upon it. It was his third cigarette and he was no closer to calming down than he was an hour earlier. Though he realized that the cigarettes weren’t helping, he couldn’t stop himself from lighting another...

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ID Fiction – Octavian’s Fury – A Short Story

December 24, 2011
ID Fiction – Octavian’s Fury – A Short Story

Never had such fury seized him in the past. He was sure that his eyes must be blood-shot for everything in front of him had taken up a reddish hue, and it was entirely that oaf Antony’s fault. How could he ever…ever think of attacking Gaius Octavius Caesar – Caesar’s rightful heir? He looked around for something that he...

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ID Fiction – A story from Mahabharat retold – Ashwathama Hatah – Nara va Kunjarah?

December 1, 2011
ID Fiction – A story from Mahabharat retold – Ashwathama Hatah – Nara va Kunjarah?

Yudhishthara stood on his chariot shooting arrows that found their targets almost effortlessly, yet his thoughts were elsewhere. It isn’t the right thing to do, he told himself once again. After all, not everyone who had decided to fight on the side of the Kauravas was evil. Guru Dronacharya, who taught both Pandavas and Kauravas with equal love and...

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ID Fiction: An Instructional Analysis – Coffeebeans’ Dilemma

September 30, 2011
ID Fiction: An Instructional Analysis – Coffeebeans’ Dilemma

Coffeebeans’ Dilemma – An Instructional Analysis Read “Coffeebeans’ Dilemma” here. It’s clear that Coffeebeans wants Froth to understand that she likes non-vegetarian food. Assuming that Froth isn’t feeding vegetarian food to Coffeebeans, just to spite the dog; but because she doesn’t realize that CB hates it, CB should do the following: She should lap up the non-veg food whenever...

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ID Fiction: The Flame of Life – A Verbal Snapshot.

September 30, 2011
ID Fiction: The Flame of Life – A Verbal Snapshot.

The Flame of Life Afternoons were meant for naps. The draftsmen, the officers, the H.O.D., even the department’s dog took a nap after lunch. If an outsider came visiting at this hour, he’d find the rooms darkened and the silence eerie. Every new recruit found the practice funny, but in a few days he would fall in line. It...

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Flash Fiction – Obedience Nightmares and Roleplay Realities

August 20, 2011
Flash Fiction – Obedience Nightmares and Roleplay Realities

Why Jason Changed? “It’s not real,” the man holding the sack over the prisoner’s head whispered to his companion who had the knife pressed to the prisoner’s throat. “I know, John,” said his companion in a steady voice, “but if it doesn’t look real, we don’t get paid.” It was difficult to read the expression of John, whose face...

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A Short Story – Dushyant & Shakuntala – Why Love kills Logic?

July 26, 2011
A Short Story – Dushyant & Shakuntala – Why Love kills Logic?

Shakuntala absently rotated the ring that Dushyant had given to her with his undying promise of love. She couldn’t think of a reason why Dushyant won’t keep his promise, unless of course, he didn’t really care for her. She tried to recall every little thing that he had said while he was with her, and every little gesture that...

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