Robert Pratten - Transmedia storytelling

Posted on Aug 23, 2016


Robert Pratten is an expert in transmedia storytelling

Robert Pratten is founder and CEO of Conducttr, a transmedia storytelling platform that's used in digital training simulations.

You can see the slides from Robert's talk at the eLearning Guild's games and gamification conference on Slideshare.

Find out more about Robert's book Getting Started in Transmedia Storytelling, a practical guide for beginners, currently in it's second edition.

Follow Robert on Twitter: @robpratten

Robert mentions the book Walking the Talk by Carolyn Taylor.

The questions and their times are provided so you can skip back and forth to learn more on a specific subject:

  • 00:41 - Can you explain what's meant by "transmedia storytelling"?
  • 02:11 - What makes this type of scenario based learning effective?
  • 04:43 - Do you have any examples of organisations that are successfully using simulations, or the benefits they're seeing?
  • 09:15 - Are there any technical considerations when using this type of simulation?
  • 12:02 - Are simulations particularly time consuming to produce compared to other types of training?

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