StoryTelling Network

StoryTelling Network

Welcome To The StoryTelling Network

Purpose: To use storytelling as a way to share solutions to the challenges of workforce development in higher education. This community spans all industry sectors and may include broad scale discussions of student engagement in learning, successful completion of skills development programs, job placement, building partnerships and pathways, and others.


Ready To Tell Your Story?

Your story can offer solutions to common problems, encourage sustainability as well as leverage learning for those who come after you. Your story is important and we would love to help you tell it in the best way possible.

Get started today! Tell Your Story | Learn How To Effectively Tell Your Story

Rubric: 3D Interactive Rubric | 2D Printable Rubric

Featured Story

Accelerating Graduation Pathways and Strengthening Ohio’s Workforce

Learn about Northwest State Community College’s competency based intensive hybrid model that cuts class schedules in half and has increased graduation rates by 58% in its first year.


Watch Stories (Videos)

Restoring Accelerated Pathways to CCRI

From Reporting To StoryTelling

Pueblo Community College – Faculty Interviews

More videos


Read Stories (Blog Posts & Articles)

Jumpstart to Successful Instruction: IE2EI
Posted 8/7/2018

SkillsCommons Goes to OLC Innovate 2018
Posted 7/2/2018

SkillsCommons Story Telling IMPACT Community: Sustaining and Scaling Impact Through Story (see last article on page)
Posted 10/26/17

Talking Story in Hawaii: Using the StoryTelling Rubric to Share the Value of TAACCCT
Posted 10/19/2017 3:09 PM by Erica Acevedo

Telling TAACCCT Tales with the StoryTelling Network IMPACTcommunity
Posted 4/13/2017 3:35 PM by Erica Acevedo

Building Resiliency & Community While Telling Our Story
Posted 3/31/2017 2:46 PM by Scott Estrada


Listen To Stories (Webinars & Podcasts)

Voices of TAACCCT College Presidents: A Podcast Series

Employer Engagement: Establishing Effective Partnerships

Creating Resiliency and Building Community: A Grantee-Led Webinar

A Robot Took My Job by John Milam

Country Western Song called “A Robot Took My Job” that tells the story of why we need to use competencies. Download song and view lyrics in SkillsCommons.

 


 Join the StoryTelling Community

Join our online community forums for the StoryTelling Network at our MERLOT Voices website.  MERLOT Voices is a collection of over 100 online communities forums led by a wide range of individuals and groups. We have monthly conference calls to keep our project moving forward and you can review our activities and progress at the Story Telling Community website within MERLOT Voices.

  1. Sign up as a member of MERLOT Voices website (it is FREE and Easy).
  2. You’ll receive an email asking you to confirm your registration within MERLOT Voices.
  3. Join the specific StoryTelling Network Community Conversation
  4. Explore the discussion forums and resources and PARTICIPATE!

Ambassadors & Editorial Board Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Meet our SkillsCommons Ambassadors, Editors, and Subject Matter Experts (SME). Each bring their own varied sets of expertise, talents and skills to the work – all in the name of developing stronger workforce development pipelines and workforce training around Open Education Resources. From coordinating to curating, these consultants are an integral part of the SkillsCommons processes and team.