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Overview

This is a two-part blended programme consisting of online activities and a 2-day classroom workshop. Will help L&D professionals, with experience of designing or developing other forms of adult learning, to apply their skills to designing bite-sized eLearning modules. It includes how to add the important human element into online learning and how to create stimulating, engaging and effective content.

What the delegates will learn

  • Design effective and engaging eLearning modules
  • Bring to life boring content through the use of storytelling and scenarios
  • Storyboard information and interactive slides to best practice standards
  • Learn through experience working on your own project

What's included in the course?

  • Part 1: Tutor-led webinar (1 hour) and complete self-paced activities (apprx 3 hours of study)
  • Attend a 2-day classroom workshop, plus evening work

Next steps

  • Blended Learning
  • Creating Visual Impact
  • Digital Learning Strategy
  • Online Facilitation Skills

Prerequisites

This course is ideal for L&D professionals who wish to design eLearning self-study modules

Objectives

Create a detailed storyboard for your own project meet the TAP eLearning Design Profile

Leading to the TAP Certificate in eLearning Design

Outline

Online Creating Engaging eLearning

Tutor-led WebEx session (1 hour)

  • Share ideas on what makes eLearning engaging
  • Critique some examples
  • Objectives and valid tests

Self-study- think of a topic and complete the design overview template for your project (approx. 3 hours)

Classroom workshop

Day one - Learning and Visual Design

  • Key stages of the development process
  • Differences between e-information and eLearning
  • Ways of structuring eLearning following the five stages of the learning process
  • Designing activities to hold students' attention and enabling practise of new skills
  • Selecting the media elements that are appropriate for the learning such as text, voice over, video, animation
  • Consider the basics of visual design, selecting relevant graphic and fonts
  • Project work

Day two - Storyboarding

  • Creating a storyboard using Word or PowerPoint to include all the onscreen text, voice-over, instructions, explanations, questions and supportive feedback
  • Ensuring there is a balance of informational and interactive slides
  • Project work, feedback and sign-off
  • Steps to success to include an overview of tools on the market to enable informed recommendations and tips on quality assurance

Course Dates



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