Instructional Design for e-Learning - NEW!
Live Online Workshops
3 days (~2.5-3 hours/day)
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This workshop will provide you with a sound instructional design process for designing performance-based asynchronous e-learning, regardless of which authoring tool you use. You’ll learn how to select presentation and application methods, along with suitable media, that will engage your learners and increase retention. You’ll also be introduced to a variety of tools to create interactivity with your chosen methods and media, discover how to use one of three storyboarding options to capture the details of your course design, and so much more!
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For anyone who must design or evaluate e-learning, work with e-learning vendors, manage instructional designers, or make decisions about asynchronous e-learning.
- Determine project constraints.
- Plan an e-learning project.
- Determine course content.
- Write performance-based objectives.
- Determine the course structure.
- Determine practice.
- Select presentation, application, and feedback methods.
- Select media to support methods.
- Design methods and media.
- Develop the course.
- Validate the course.
- Evaluate the course.
- A step-by-step instructional design process, tailored for asynchronous e-learning.
- How to plan a successful e-learning project.
- How to determine critical design constraints that impact your e-learning design.
- How to estimate design time based on expected level of interactivity.
- 5 key considerations for analyzing learners to better target your e-learning.
- How to determine the course content.
- How to build job relevance into e-learning.
- How to determine whether e-learning is the right training strategy for each task.
- How to write course objectives that guarantee learner success.
- A short, comprehensive e-learning module that introduces the 3 critical components to include in a lesson introduction.
- 2 sequencing options that help determine the course structure.
- A Course Plan worksheet to help you document the high-level plans for the course.
- How to design performance-based tests for e-learning.
- A quick selection method grid for easy reference back on the job.
- 10 comprehensive method description sheets for creating interactive presentation and application.
- Guidelines for creating 9 different types of quiz questions.
- How to select the most effective instructional methods for e-learning.
- How to provide tangible feedback to learners.
- The 4 types of media (audio, graphics, text, video) and when to use them.
- How to select the best media options for each presentation and application method.
- 10 tools that create interactivity for the learner.
- A handy color-coded infographic for combining media and tools (and the type of interactivity each option requires from the learner).
- How to create a visual style guide that addresses typography, color palette, graphics, and layout requirements.
- A style guide template to get you started back on the job.
- Tips for creating a highly functional user interface.
- Guidelines for writing concise on-screen text.
- 5 critical guidelines for writing audio narration.
- A detailed voice-over talent instructions template to ensure audio expectations are met.
- 7 types of graphics with guidelines for selecting/designing each.
- 6 essential guidelines for designing video (and a list of seven different video types to choose from!).
- 3 different storyboard options to capture your design decisions, with samples to guide you back on the job.
- How to prevent rework by getting SME approval on design plans before development takes place.
- A comprehensive Storyboard Review Checklist to help you document feedback from key stakeholders.
- Valuable tips for recording audio, either in-house or using a recording artist.
- Key guidelines for developing live-action, animated, and screencast videos.
- A simple five-step process for authoring the course along with 6 best practices to ensure your success.
- 2 proven validation techniques to test your e-learning courses.
- Over 30 criteria to validate your e-learning design.
- A self-paced e-learning module that addresses the evaluation of asynchronous e-learning.
- All the worksheets, checklists, and forms in Microsoft® Word template format. Simply download the templates from your personal My Langevin website.
- 90-day access to all recorded online sessions.
- Free 1-year feedback service. Receive detailed feedback on your materials to help improve your courses.
This workshop combines 3 synchronous sessions with additional self-paced activities. You will spend time live, online learning how to apply a sound instructional design process to all your e-learning projects. Also, 3 to 4 hours will be required for pre-course work and intersession assignments.
Maximum Class Size: 15 participants (We limit class size to ensure maximum value and participation for our clients.)
- Log in to our Adobe Connect platform using a standard web browser and access the audio for the workshop using a telephone and headset (or ear buds with a microphone). A toll-free teleconference number will be provided.
- Expect an engaging, highly interactive, hands-on workshop with plenty of practice opportunities using breakout rooms, chat, polls, whiteboard annotation tools, etc.
- Review recordings of each session for up to three months after the workshop ends.