Storytelling & The Learning Experience

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<ul><li> 1. Storytelling &amp; The Learning Experience Steven L. Haney</li></ul> <p> 2. Objectives By the end of this module, you will be able to: Identify stories and storytelling among us Differentiate conversation and storytelling Construct stories in a minimalist fashion Evaluate your abilities as a storyteller 3. Stories &amp; Storytelling Among Us Columbus? In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue Not asking for help unless you really need it? The boy who cried wolf The bald man and the fly You will only injure yourself if you take notice of despicable enemies 4. Stories &amp; Storytelling Among Us How do you pour a substance into this receptacle while knowing theres already stuff in it? Here at [your company], some of us already tell stories. Theyre right under our noses. 5. Conversation &amp; Storytelling A lot of learning takes place outside the classroom, stories bring those learnings in Positive and negative sales/customer service experiences we share 6. The Minimalist Approach Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler. - Einstein Simple narratives = increased retention* Less can be more80 60 40Data Dumping20Present w/ Stories0 Retention % *London Business School 7. Storytelling &amp; You Weve already spent most of our lives storytelling, were hard-wired We always fall back into our native language of narratives and storytelling Not to worry if you dont feel youre a great storyteller now, Rome wasnt built in a day 8. Storytelling &amp; You - Activity Spend 5-10 minutes creating a simple story, limerick, fable or short narrative designed to help encourage retention Stories that help us recall specific information, moral lessons, etc. Consider an issue close to you, identify a pivotal point, objective or takeaway and develop a story around it 9. Summary You should now be able to: Identify stories and storytelling among us Differentiate conversation and storytelling Construct stories in a minimalist fashion Evaluate your abilities as a storyteller </p>