Teaching someone to discard their unfair gender biases is easier said than done. However, presenting real-life situations to the learner is an excellent way to do this. In this sample created in iseazy, a cloud-based authoring tool, I’ve used common real-life scenarios that the learner can easily identify with. This example will also show you how scenarios don’t have to be long-winding. Carefully chosen statements and pictures can be as powerful as lengthy scenarios.
Storytelling is a very popular ID strategy, which can be used in almost any course to engage the learner and provide real-world context. I created a short ebook highlighting the importance of storytelling as an instructional design strategy. Please take a few moments to go through it, especially the little story that’s tucked into it.
Storyboard of a Story
Here is a storyboard snippet of an opening story for a course on ‘Operations Planning and Control’. It offers the real-world context on batch processing and stimulates the curiosity of the learner.