Sample Projects

Scenario-Based eLearning Development

Overview: Developed a one-hour eLearning course that uses two realistic scenarios to teach medical librarians introductory concepts related to the research process.

Tools: Storyline 360, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Google Docs

Date: 2021

woman holding a laptop computer on which an eLearning screen is displayed

Woman holding a laptop computer that displays a screen from an eLearning course. The course shows a Latina woman in her 50s sitting at a table, with her hand on her chin. A speech bubble reads, "Kayleen, what do you think is the best way to begin?" The screen has three answer choices and a "Learn More" button.

Microlearning Development

Overview: Developed microlessons to help caregivers navigate the challenges of supporting a person who may be thinking of suicide. The course includes scenarios and reflection activities. This was a volunteer project for TrainOn Powered by EdApp, using content from the client, Suicide Is Different.

Tools: EdApp

Date: 2021

A person holds a mobile phone on which a microlearning course is displayed. The screen shows the question, "What areas might you set boundaries for? and three answer choices.

Learning Experience Design Support

Overview: We are working closely with Mike Veny, Inc. on an ongoing basis. This support focuses on analyzing learning needs, researching content, designing online courses, developing supporting materials, and building courses in Kajabi. In addition, we are responsible for establishing, revising, and documenting curriculum development processes in support of the client’s IACET accreditation requirements.

Tools: Kajabi, Survey Monkey, Microsoft Office, Google Drive

Date: 2021–present

Presentation screen showing a slide with a silhouette of a girl sitting with her head in her hands. The silhouette is filled with words like "pain," "grief," "sadness," "anxiety," "loss," "sickness," "disappointment," "blues," "anger," "misery," and "pressure."

Next to the image are the words "Mental Health Challenges Are on the Rise GLOBALLY," with an icon of a globe.

Course Development, Analysis, and Writing

Overview: We have provided multiple types of services for VOICES Center for Resilience (formerly Voices of September 11), including   instructor-led training development, project management, data analysis, writing, and editing.

Tools: Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Camtasia

Date: 2016–2021*

*Before founding Scissortail in 2020, Kayleen worked as a freelancer

Audience looking at a presentation screen displaying a sample slide titled Voices of Experience: Helping Communities Heal After Traumatic Events. Presented by Voices of September 11.

Audience looking at a presentation screen displaying a slide titled, "Voices of Experience: Helping Communities Heal After Traumatic Events. Presented by Voices of September 11th."

The slide background is expressionist artwork representing the view of a clear blue sky, as if looking upward between the twin towers in New York City on the morning of September 11, 2001, before the planes struck the towers.

Other Samples

Occasionally, we work out loud and share samples on our blog. Our founder, Kayleen, has also been featured in several events hosted by The Training, Learning, and Development Community (TLDC). 

eLearning Show & Tell: Scenario Bookends. Includes screenshot from a comic-book style course called "Plain Language to the Rescue," Edition 3: Writing in the Active Voice.
Storyline Lesson: Plain Language
copyright symbol and legal icons next to a laptop computer over a pink and purple background
Rise Course: Copyright & Fair Use for L&D
Yellow paint on a roller being spread over a white surface. Text reads, "Slide Makeovers: 7 before-and-after examples."
PowerPoint Makeovers

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