Worst Case Scenarios
In a given scenario, ask yourself the following questions:
- Do I know how to tell if a clown is dangerous?
- Do I know how to leap from a motorcycle into a car?
- Do I know how to tell if someone is lying to me?
During a recent trip to Sedona, I stumbled upon a survival book covering almost every imaginable situation anyone could find themselves in.
The book is titled The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, and it offers “expert advice for extreme situations.”
While I don’t anticipate running into a dangerous clown, the book’s actionable steps, simple illustrations, and pro tips convinced me this would make an excellent resource for this week's challenge.
Keep it Simple
You don’t have to build something overly complicated. I like how the book combines bullet points with simple illustrations for each scenario. This format is brilliant for a challenge demo.
How to Fight a Bear
For those of you with extra time or who want to take on something more ambitious, this example from Sarah Hodge is a wonderful example. Sarah packed a lot into this example: motion paths, parallax effects, ambient sounds, quizzing, and more.
Challenge of the Week
This week, your challenge is to create a short demo or interaction to help learners survive an event or perform some emergency service. Or go with something lighter like surviving a clown attack or designing e-learning in a 100 x 100 slide size.
Share Your E-Learning Work
- Comments: Use the comments section below to share a link to your published example and blog post.
- Forums: Start your own thread and share a link to your published example..
- Personal blog: If you have a blog, please consider writing about your challenges. We’ll link back to your posts so the great work you’re sharing gets even more exposure.
- Social Media: If you share your demos on Twitter or LinkedIn, try using #ELHChallenge so your tweeps can track your e-learning coolness.
Last Week’s Challenge:
To help you survive this week’s challenge, I’ve prepared a go-bag of examples to show what’s possible using a 100 x 100-pixel slide:
New to the E-Learning Challenges?
The weekly e-learning challenges are ongoing opportunities to learn, share, and build your e-learning portfolios. You can jump into any or all of the previous challenges anytime you want. I’ll update the recap posts to include your demos.