HACKATOUR KONYA 19th December, 2017



The Main Topics of the Training Are As Follows:

  • What is The Story?
  • Why Do We Tell Stories?
  • Mirror Neurons
  • Topics in The Story
  • Education And Story In Business Life
  • Hero's Journey

The training began with a road story told by Ahmet Umit in the “Önce Söz Vardı” program which was broadcast on NTV. Then samples from this story were given all through the training.

It was mentioned about today's stories as well such as Meddah in Turkish culture and narrators of today's story are reminded to the participants.

An ordinary text containing information and another one fullof emotions compared by the participants according to the impacts of them. Focused on the possible effects of emotionally charged text on people's brains.

The stages of the story (Introduction-Development-Conclusion) and the sub- stages of them were mentioned.

What should be in a story (Hero, place, subject, problem and last) was discussed.

Under the heading "Writing a story in seven stages", a story-writing exercise was conducted with all participants.

Story and storytelling in business life was exemplified by Ylem Hotel, Macq01 Hotel, JW Marriott, Lego, Ikea and Petlas Company.

The Human Library project and the point of storytelling were explained.

In the middle of the training, a short exercise done with the participants about the storytelling in education and some samples about how to learn a foreign language were shared with them.

The hero's journey has been explained through the Neo character in the Matrix film. The crucial effect of the triggering event on the journey of the hero was emphasized.

The training was concluded with some scenes from movies and books which were recommended to be watched after the training to make the storytelling concept more meaningful in participants’ minds.

After the closing, commercial film of Shangri-La Hotel was shown.

At the end of the training, a 10-question test was conducted on Kahoot.

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