Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM: Concurrent Sessions
 
Concentration
Teaching Strategies that Facilitate Learning
Title
Storytelling Instructional Approaches: The key to igniting student engagement and imagination​
Description
As higher education continues to operate mostly online, instructional designers are searching for ways to keep learners engaged at a distance. Incorporating storytelling techniques could be a vital component for revitalizing courses.
Learning Objectives
Explain the importance of storytelling approaches when developing online courses.
Describe storytelling best practices when developing instructional materials.
Apply systematic storytelling techniques into online course design plans.
Intended Participants: Role
Instructional Designers
Faculty
Administrators
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
 
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Presenter(s):
Holly Dennis, Dean of Curriculum, Instructional Design and Technology, Ultimate Medical Academy
Dr. Holly M. Dennis is a proven, effective leader within the field of online education due to her capacity for building and maintaining ambitious, forward-thinking, and results-driven teams. Her decade of teaching experience at both K-12 and university levels along with nine years of instructional design and technology experience have molded Holly into an industry expert.
 

Ebony Lawrence, Associate Dean of Curriculum, Instructional Design and Technology, Ultimate Medical Academy