The Instructional Design for ELearning course covers the methodology, skills, and techniques necessary for developing effective eLearning solutions. This course provides the foundation for instructional development. In this course, you will
The course is divided into the following four sections:
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Who is the course for?
The Instructional Design for eLearning course will be useful for instructional designers at any level and of any professional experience. Whether you are an aspiring instructional designer looking for a career change, a novice instructional designer trying to learn the basics of eLearning course development, a seasoned instructional designer needing a refresher, or a human resources professional designing professional development training programs for employees, this course is for you!
What are the requirements?
None. Just come prepared to learn!
What are you going to get from this course?
Over 34 lectures and 6 hours of content! Videos, articles and templates are included in this course! With all these materials, you will find that you are able to build professional, instructionally sound eLearning courses in a short period of time!
As a bonus, there is an eBook about becoming a successful instructional designer. In this eBook, you will find information on creating your eLearning portfolio that you can use to showcase your skills to your perspective employer.
To your instructional design and eLearning success!
This lecture will provide a brief overview of the Instructional Design for ELearning course.
In this lecture, you will learn about some of the most popular instructional design models, theories, and techniques including ADDIE, Seels and Glasgow ISD model, Dick and Carey Systems Approach model, Rapid ISD model, and the SAM model.
In this lecture, you will learn about the main principles of behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism. You will also learn about the concept of andragogy and the six principles of adult learning.
In this lecture, you will learn about intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and its influences on training courses. You will also learn about the WIIFM principle as well as John Keller’s ARCS Model of Motivational Design. In addition, you will learn how to apply these models and principles to your course design.
In this lecture, you will learn about the role memory plays in learning as well as about long-term, short-term, and working memory. The lecture will cover George Miller’s magical number and how it relates to learning design, and finally, you will learn about the Cognitive load theory and things you can do to avoid Cognitive load in your course design.
In this lecture, you will learn Ruth Clark's six principles of learning.
This lecture will provide an overview of Section 2.
In this lecture, you will learn, the importance of analysis in instructional design. You will also learn about the audience analysis, performance gap analysis, and task analysis. In addition, different data collection methods and techniques will be covered in this lesson. At the end, we will go over the steps for conducting needs analysis to help you put everything in perspective.
In this lecture, you will learn about formative and summative evaluation, Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation, Application of Kirkpatrick’s model to eLearning courses, and the relationship between Needs Analysis and Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation. You will also learn about Level 5 evaluation: ROI model.
This lecture will provide an overview of Section 3.
In this lecture, you will learn about interactivity in eLearning. Specifically, you will learn about the different types of eLearning interactions, the four levels of interactivity and which level of interactivity you should select for your courses. You will also learn about linear and non-linear navigation.
In this lecture, you will learn about Adobe eLearning Suite authoring tools, Rapid eLearning tools, screencasting, screenshot capturing, and interactivity development tools.You will also learn how to choose the right tool for your specific needs.
In this lecture, you will learn about the three types of videos in eLearning. You will also talk about selecting your talent. At the end, you'll learn how to create effective screencasts in eLearning.
In this lecture, you will learn about the benefits of adding graphics to eLearning courses. Additionally, you will learn about the types of visuals you can use in your courses, the seven types of graphics for eLearning, and also about the color theory and typography basics. Furthermore, you will be introduced to Ruth Clark’s visual design model and will learn about the common types of image files.
This lecture will provide an overview of Section 4.
In this lecture, you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of SMEs in course design. You will learn how to select information for the course and some of the ways to repurpose classroom materials. In addition, you will learn how to collect required content from SMEs and ways to communicate with them.
Web2.0, social and mobile learning will be covered in this lecture.
In this lecture, you will learn about agile eLearning management and development.
In this lecture, you will learn about various performance improvement interventions.
This lecture will summarize all four sections/courses. You will also learn about the different presentation methods that you can use in your eLearning courses.
This BONUS lecture contains an eBook titled Becoming Instructional Designer- What does it take? This eBook covers how to become an instructional designer and walks you through portfolio development.
This quiz will cover Lecture 2 of the course - Instructional Design and eLearning.
This quiz covers the most popular instructional design models used by modern course designers to create effective training materials.
This quiz will focus on learning theories and how they guide curriculum development.
This quiz covers the role of Learning Styles in the design and development of an ELearning course.
This quiz covers the role of motivation in training development.
This quiz covers how memory influences learning.
The quiz covers Ruth Clark's Six Principles of eLearning.
This quiz covers needs analysis and data collection methods that course designers can use to develop instructionally sound training materials.
This quiz covers writing learning objectives for training courses.
This quiz covers ways to design effective learning experiences.
This quiz covers creating an effective Design Document.
This quiz covers storyboarding and prototyping as it relates to eLearning and instructional design.
This quiz covers scripting your eLearning courses.
This quiz covers quality assurance in eLearning.
This quiz covers implementation of eLearning courses.
This quiz covers the 4 Levels of Evaluations.
This quiz covers writing effective assessments.
This quiz covers developing interactive eLearning courses and training materials.
This quiz covers designing instructional games and simulations.
This quiz covers eLearning authoring tools.
This quiz covers video in eLearning.
This quiz covers audio in eLearning.
This quiz covers graphics in ELearning.
This quiz covers working with SMEs.
This quiz covers different phases of eLearning project management.
This quiz covers eLearning job aids.
This quiz covers Web 2.0 and mobile learning solutions.
This quiz covers agile ELearning design.
This quiz covers various performance improvement interventions.
Marina Arshavskiy is the owner of Your eLearning World, an eLearning company committed to helping organizations become more effective by creating groundbreaking, result-oriented learning solutions. Marina has consulted extensively with private organizations and government entities, both in the United States and abroad. Her course designs have won multiple awards and have helped take organizations to the next level. Marina has been passionately involved in instructional design and eLearning for nearly a decade, and is also the author of an extremely insightful book on the subject, “Instructional Design for ELearning: Essential guide to creating successful eLearning courses“. Marina’s major area of expertise is design of innovative eLearning courses that bring results and improve performance.