Friday, December 7, 2012

Hangover Joe - Chainsaw Safety eLearning - Tip #9

Tip: Parody is a good method to use in content where it is both a reminder and refresher course. For example, we ask employees to go through annual compliance courses like safety, ethics and employment law.
The parody might look like the example below.

How can you effectively use parody in your storyline?

Hangover Joe - Chainsaw Safety eLearning

Note: This was a story provided by a workshop participant.

To learn more, see the blog on parody.

Parody  is one of the best ways to spice up your interactive narratives. Your audience does not yet realize that they are already learning something while they busy themselves laughing.

A seemingly truthful presentation is used to mirror and demonstrate the failures behind the "truths".

Ray Jimenez, PhD
Vignettes Learning
"Helping Learners Learn Their Way"

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