Create superb eLearning with every shortcut imaginable
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This course equips you with skills to manage an eLearning project from end to end.
5.0 (2 ratings)
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Created by BRG Team
Last updated 4/2017
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 33 Articles
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will be able to apply techniques for ideation and briefing and choose eLearning methods appropriate to audience needs. You will have a full understanding of eLearning design processes, be able to organise information effectively and meet learner needs. You will gain knowledge of the eLearning development process and how to manage this for successful outcomes. Finally, you will see the importance of launch and be equipped with skills to deploy content-rich, functional eLearning.
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Requirements
  • This course explores the end-to-end process for creating high-quality eLearning; ideation and briefing, design, development and launch. All required links to useful sites and templates are provided.
Description

In this course, you will understand and be able to apply skills to manage an eLearning project from end to end. There are four sections in this course, covering the four phases of an eLearning project:

  • Ideation and briefing
  • Design
  • Development
  • Launch

The course is comprised of 115 curriculum items, including videos, tools, templates, external links and practical suggestions to support your learning experience, so that you have plenty of useful information to apply in the real world.

In this course, you will find lessons on topics like the following:

  • Building blocks of an eLearning strategy
  • Working with clients and creating quality briefs
  • eLearning trends and needs of modern learners
  • Models and tools for learner engagement
  • Copyright, intellectual property laws and ethics
  • Applying agile principles to project management
  • Applying action mapping and brainstorming in design
  • Engaging with graphic designers and tech teams
  • Options for outsourcing the development process
  • Tools for collections of graphics, fonts and music
  • Project planning for a smooth development cycle
  • Reviewing, testing and iterating developed eLearning
  • Soliciting feedback from target audience
  • Debriefing and recording ‘lessons learned’

NB: The team at BRG Learning and Development have amalgamated our four short eLearning courses into one full course. Please do not purchase the short courses separately as well if you’re signing on for the full course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students are not required to have any prior eLearning experience as this course is suitable for both eLearning beginners and more experienced professionals wanting to identify best practice.
  • This course is ideal for people such as eLearning designers and developers, instructional designers, learning and development professionals, teachers and Udemy or online course creators.
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Curriculum For This Course
115 Lectures
02:38:44
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 01:07

Welcome to ‘Create superb eLearning with every shortcut imaginable’. We’re so glad you’ve joined us to learn some new skills, strategies (and shortcuts!) for making quality eLearning. We’ll touch on a variety of topics in the four different phases of an eLearning project; ideation and briefing, design, development and launch. We want to make sure you walk away confident that you can manage the process from end to end and that your eLearning is highly engaging, robust and fit for your target audience.

Now, let’s get started..

Preview 01:07
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How to complete the eLearning project briefing process
15 Lectures 24:13

In this lecture, the section’s key themes will be presented in a short overview.

Introduction
00:41

In this lecture, you will understand the four main building blocks of an effective eLearning strategy.

The eLearning strategy
01:52

In this lecture, explore more information on the eLearning strategy.

Explore more
00:03

In this lecture, you will learn the tips and tricks for making sure you take advantage of eLearning’s full potential.

Preview 03:16

In this lecture, you will understand the purpose of briefing and the specifications required for a smooth transition to design.


Reference:

McGrane, K 2011, ‘Implementing a content strategy: An eBay use case’, 9 May 2011, slideshare.net, viewed 30 May 2016, <http://www.slideshare.net/nikkitiedtke/ebay-use-case-implementing-a-content-strategy-within-virtual-diverse-teams>

The eLearning design and development brief
02:11

In this lecture, you will be provided with a design and development brief template to help establish clear goals and expectations for the project.

A briefing template
00:22

In this lecture, explore some other questions you may like to ask when taking a brief.

Explore more
00:04

In this lecture, you will learn the key points to consider when putting together a great brief that makes sense to all stakeholders.

How to build a great eLearning brief
02:36

In this lecture, you will understand important considerations for moving derivative, ordinary eLearning to extraordinary.


Reference: 

Kessler, D 2015, ‘7 critical elements of a great content brief’, 28 March 2015, velocitypartners.com, viewed 31 May 2016 <https://velocitypartners.com/blog/how-to-write-a-great-content-marketing-brief/>

10 Tips: How to nail your eLearning project every time
02:54

In this lecture, you will understand the difference between traditional approaches to eLearning and modern interpretations that are progressive and engaging.

Traditional VS Progressive – how it has effected eLearning
02:10

In this lecture, explore two articles which talk more about the traditional vs progressive eLearning.

Explore more
00:07

In this lecture, you will understand what is required for a briefing session with stakeholders and why these make a difference to buy-in.

Delivering the brief to project stakeholders
00:22

In this lecture, you will understand that clearly articulating decisions in a ‘scope of works’ document is essential as a point of reference for the project.

Signing off the eLearning brief
00:31

In this lecture, you will understand how to build a realistic budget to support your eLearning project.

How to budget an eLearning project
05:50

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:14
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How to get to know your eLearning target audience
7 Lectures 10:30

In this lecture, the section’s key themes will be presented in a short overview.

Introduction
00:50

In this lecture, you will understand the needs of the modern learner and how to support these when designing eLearning content.

See Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic: ‘Meet the modern learner’ under resources.

Preview 02:23

In this lecture, explore two articles which talk more about the characteristics of the adult learner and the characteristics of learner-centered eLearning.

Explore more
00:03

In this lecture, you will understand how to pique the interest of your learners for achieving greater buy-in.

How to generate learner buy in
03:56

In this lecture, you will understand the different types of eLearning and effective tools for bringing content to life.

Under resources download a takeaway list to help you find the right eLearning tool to support your eLearning content.


Reference: 

Gutierrez, K 2012, ‘Best practices: converting from traditional training to eLearning’, 18.9.2012, viewed 1 June 2016, <http://info.shiftelearning.com/blog/bid/222701/Best-Practices-Converting-from-Traditional-Training-to-eLearning>

The modern mix: types of eLearning
01:40

In this lecture, you will explore 'Short Burst eLearning' and the characteristics of your learner. 

Explore more
00:10

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:27
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How to interpret laws and ethics of eLearning design
5 Lectures 07:48

In this lecture, the section’s key themes will be presented in a short overview.

Introduction
01:03

In this lecture, you will understand the importance of copyright and intellectual property and how applies in an ethical approach to eLearning.


Reference: 

Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department, ‘Short Guide to Copyright’, https://www.ag.gov.au, viewed 2 June 2016, <https://www.ag.gov.au/RightsAndProtections/Documents/ShortGuidetoCopyright-October2012.pdf>

Intellectual Property, Copyright and Ethics – what you need to know
03:29

In this lecture, you will explore more about Copyright.

Explore more
00:03

In this lecture, a high-level overview of the legal considerations required for eLearning is presented.

10 tips on the Legals of eLearning
01:51

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:22
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How to report on your eLearning project
3 Lectures 04:50

In this lecture, the section’s key themes will be presented in a short overview.

Introduction
00:51

In this lecture, you will understand questions to guide the reporting process and tools you can use for better collaboration.

Reporting on your eLearning project
02:53

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:06
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How to take your eLearning brief and turn it into a project
11 Lectures 17:08

In this lecture, you will be introduced to the key themes and concepts covered in this section.

Introduction
00:46

In this lecture, you will understand why agile makes sense for eLearning projects and apply principles to enhance management strategies.

Using an ‘agile’ project methodology for eLearning projects
02:54

In this lecture, you will understand several ways to maximise the value of your team and each individual’s abilities.

Preview 04:11

In this lecture, you will explore more an article on The Agile Movement and 12 of the Best Project Mothodologies.

Explore more
00:07

In this lecture, you will be introduced to tools that support effective project management.

Top five tools to manage eLearning projects
00:36

In this lecture, you will explore more Agile Project Management Tools.

Explore more
00:13

In this lecture, you will understand technical terms related to eLearning so that you can successfully communicate and handle interactions.

Technical terminology and eLearning
00:21

In this lecture, you will learn 10 questions to ask when determining the technical specifications of your project.

Questions to ask when determining the technical specifications of your project
01:21

In this lecture, you will explore a glossary of terms about eLearning.

Explore more
00:05

In this lecture, you will understand the importance of storyboarding for better eLearning design and collaboration.

How to use an eLearning Storyboard
05:20

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:13
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How to break down high-level ideas and concepts for eLearning
6 Lectures 12:57

In this lecture, you will be introduced to the key themes and concepts covered in this section.

Introduction
01:45

In this lecture, you will understand how to sort information so as decide on what needs to be highlighted and reinforced throughout the eLearning course.

Breaking down a unit of competency for eLearning
02:04

In this lecture, you will explore tips on how to create the perfect unit of eLearning and the use of infographics in your eLearning.

Explore more
00:08

In this lecture, you will identify ways to achieve a good balance between high-level concepts and information that needs explaining in detail.

How to balance concepts and detail in eLearning
03:06

In this lecture, learn the tips and tricks for engaging eLearning that hooks and keeps the interest of the audience.

How to keep your eLearning content engaging
04:44

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:10
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How to adopt best practice eLearning Design
10 Lectures 13:50

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Introduction
00:47

In this lecture, you will look at ways to build a comprehensive picture of your ideal learner.

How to build a learner profile
04:45

In this lecture, you will look at a common educational model and understand how to apply its principles to eLearning.

The VAK Model and the eLearning world
02:32

In this lecture, you will look at strategies to cater for diverse needs in eLearning.

Learner Characteristics and the eLearning world
00:14

In this lecture, you will explore a range of eLearning theories.

Explore more
00:08

In this lecture, you will learn what action mapping is and steps for applying this effective, agile method to eLearning.

Instructional Design Model – Action Mapping Model
01:35

In this lecture, you will explore different elements and benefits of action mapping.

Explore more
00:05

In this lecture, you will look at an overview of Bloom’s taxonomy and see how it influences instructional design for better targeting of particular thinking skills.

Bloom's Taxonomy in Instructional Design
02:32

In this lecture, you will explore some instructional design tips to help you create effective eLearning.

Explore more
00:03

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:07
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How to work with your project stakeholders to get the best eLearning design
5 Lectures 04:45

In this lecture, the section’s key themes will be presented in a short overview.

Introduction
00:26

In this lecture, you will look at key considerations that need addressing in the design review process.

Present Instructional Design & Storyboard concepts for collaboration & feedback
01:16

In this lecture, you will understand the key questions that inspire collaboration and better feedback for revisions in design.

Seeking & implementing feedback on your eLearning design
00:53

In this lecture, you will look at the sign-off related questions that need to be answered before moving into the development cycle.

Signing off on your eLearning design ready for development
01:01

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:09
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How to engage with the eLearning technical team
7 Lectures 12:14

In this lecture, the section’s key themes will be presented in a short overview.

Introduction
00:49

In this lecture, the you will look at effective ways to communicate and collaborate with developers and graphic designers.

How to work with eDevelopers and Graphic Designers
04:36

In this lecture, you will understand the roles and responsibilities central in the development process to make good planning and management decisions.

Who does what in the eLearning Development world? Roles & Responsibilities
02:52

In this lecture, you will explore more roles and responsibilities key to developing your eLearning project.

Explore more
00:03

In this lecture, you will understand how to successfully brief an outsourced development team to make sure you’re both on the same page.

How to brief an outsourced team
02:32

In this lecture, you will explore more tips to help you work with an outsourced team on an eLearning project.

Explore more
00:05

In this lecture, the section’s key themes and takeaways will be summarised.

Summary
01:16
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About the Instructor
BRG Team
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BRG Learning and Development Professionals

The BRG Learning and Development team is made up of passionate individuals who create learning solutions for enhanced professional and personal development. Ben Roulston has extensive knowledge of both the Vocational Education and Learning and Development sectors. He is an experienced coach, facilitator and leader, founding several start-ups and mentoring other entrepreneurs. Tara Ridsdale's role is diverse and takes advantage of her experience in project management, video production and course development. She works hard to ensure our learning solutions are engaging, visually appealing and the right fit for the message. Leanne Roulston has a background in both the education sector and professional writing and editing. She is committed to writing and designing purposeful learning that targets real, actionable outcomes. At BRG, we make sure the value for the learner is front and centre in all we do.