Aug 8, 2023
Scenario-based learning takes learners beyond a short-term memory check, instead challenging them to respond to real-life situations. But how do we make sure they’re effective?
In this week’s episode of The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, Ross G and Gemma are joined by instructional design superstar Christy Tucker to discuss:
· Why scenario-based learning is effective
· The characteristics of a great scenario
· How to write scenarios that are realistic and challenging
During the discussion, Ross referenced that the French Horn isn’t actually French: https://www.yourclassical.org/story/2019/06/25/why-do-we-call-it-a-french-horn
He also referenced Dr Patti Shank’s book Write Better Multiple-Choice Questions to Assess Learning: https://www.pattishank.com/books
Christy referenced the work of Karl Kapp: https://karlkapp.com/
She also referenced Clark Quinn: https://quinnovation.com/index.html
In ‘What I Learned This Week’, Christy discussed amigurumi: https://www.amigurumi.com/
Ross discussed a video from Nicholas Thompson, CEO of The Atlantic, about a study on the impact of AI on radiology: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/nicholasxthompson_mostinterestingthingintech-activity-7092255623727181824-f4_N/
The full paper is online at: Agarwal, N., Moehring, A., Rajpurkar, P., & Salz, T. (2023). Combining Human Expertise with Artificial Intelligence: Experimental Evidence from Radiology (No. w31422). National Bureau of Economic Research. https://www.nber.org/papers/w31422
For more from Christy, see:
· Her blog - https://www.christytuckerlearning.com/
· Her business - https://www.syniadlearning.com/
· Her course - https://www.yourbranchingscenario.com/
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