“For everything there is a season..” — Eccliastes 3:1
Here's an idea that I think will lead to fruition. Explaining the instructional design process to others can be challenging at times. Visuals can help make selling ideas and strategies easier.
Freytag's Pyramid offers a way to diagram stories. Modified just a little bit I think it offers instructional designers an appealing easy to understand way of presenting spaced learning strategies to customers.
- A Tantalizing story hooks learner and presents topic material ~ 20 minutes
- B Learner chooses a practice problem to work through
- C Review practice with all learners
- D Resolve issues
- X Activity ends
I tried it out in a meeting last night. It seemed to take. The conversation afterwards moved towards “What ifs” from “And then”. Good thing?