Storytelling--An Effective Tool For Moving the Needle towards Engaged Learning

Sandra Morgan, Khushwant K.S. Pittenger, Nancy McIntyre

Abstract


Storytelling is an effective tool in conveying complex ideas, values, priorities, desired behaviors and shared lessons in a memorable and interesting way to organizational participants and students alike. It is now considered a very desirable competency for leaders and managers in the 21st century organization especially for knowledge management. The paper proposes a short activity using visual media for session participants to practice the art and science of storytelling. The participants will glean personal take-aways for their students and/or peers though facilitated debriefing and group discussion.


Keywords


storytelling;classroom exercise;leadership development; skill

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