The value of storytelling for training may be difficult to quantify, but if stakeholders or management balk at story design, it’s necessary for instructional designers and other learning professionals to be able to defend the position of story design with evidence. So let’s work together to gather that evidence.
Here are two articles to get the conversation started:
Why You Need To Use Storytelling For Learning, by Connie Malamud
Why Is Story Telling So Powerful In Learning, And How Can You Learn The Skills, The Training and Development World
Post your thoughts on these articles and add links to other research you’ve done or personal experiences you’ve had that build the case for stories in learning in the comments below.