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As a designer, you will learn how to use story and game to create transformative learning experiences. The webinar will use real-world examples, demonstrating a range of experiences — from simple scenarios to more elaborate stories that follow a “learning by doing” approach. You will learn how to use the story-arc model to create multi-path, story-driven learning games and simulations. This webinar will focus on how story and game together can provide higher levels of engagement and application, creating more memorable learning experiences.

At the conclusion of this webinar you will learn how to:

  1.  Convert training situations into scenes
  2.  Use the story arc model to identify scene breaks that create multi-path simulations
  3.  Use dramatic elements including character, time and scene to create more realism and engagement

About the presenter

Jack McGrath

Jack McGrath is President and Creative Director of Digitec Interactive. As an instructional designer, producer and multimedia developer, Jack has managed eLearning titles for organizations including The Walt Disney Company, Cisco Systems, VMWare, Symantec Corporation, Yum! Brands, VERITAS Software, Chase Manhattan, and Hard Rock Café, among others.

He is currently designing eLearning programs that use simulations, multi-player components, and game-based learning techniques to better engage the “games-based” generation. Jack is a recipient of the Brandon Hall Excellence in eLearning award. He also is a part-time professor teaching Humanities online, and he loves writing plays.

 

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