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Story Design: A Humanized Approach to Instruction

May 23, 2023
Instructional Design
The tried-and-proven method of instructional design (ID) serves us well. But the science of our craft can often overshadow the fact that we need to speak the language of our learners. Stories humanize the learning experience and open up amazing design possibilities. Story Design uses the familiar process of ID to develop stories that train.
This session will be audio recorded and synced to the session slides.
Rance Greene, Story Designer - School of Story Design (

Application on the Job 1

Unearth stories during analysis.

Application on the Job 2

Design relatable characters and strong conflict.

Application on the Job 3

Produce stories using tools you already own.

Target Audience

Instructional Designer

Learning Approaches

Core Topic

Session Type

Education Session

Learning Path(s)

First-Time ATD Attendee, Instructional Design Trends, New to L&D
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