eLearning – from brief to design
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eLearning – from brief to design

The design stage will combine your ideas and turn them into a ‘storyboard’, to help you develop your eLearning project.
3.6 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
21 students enrolled
Created by BRG Team
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 9 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will be able to apply a sophisticated knowledge of eLearning design processes and make good decisions about how to organise information and meet learner needs.
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Requirements
  • This course explores the eLearning design process and all required templates are provided.
  • Suggestions for tools and external links to useful websites are suggested, so a computer is necessary.
Description

In this course, you will understand how to move from briefing into design.

The four sections of this course, comprised of 32 lectures, cover everything from agile project management and technical jargon to storyboarding and information hierarchies. It is a comprehensive look at designing eLearning that is engaging, caters for different learning styles and make sense from a user perspective.

Lessons have been built around the following ideas – so that you can feel confident in designing your course and capturing your audience’s attention:

  • Applying agile principles to project management

  • Understanding technical terms related to eLearning

  • Breaking down high level concepts into manageable chunks

  • Sorting information into hierarchies for a smooth user experience

  • Applying action mapping and brainstorming to design a course

  • Understanding Bloom’s taxonomy and lower versus higher order thinking

  • Identifying reviewing methods and knowing how to implement feedback

Videos, tools, templates, external links and practical suggestions support your learning experience, so that you have plenty of useful information to apply in the real world.

NB: The team at BRG Learning and Development have amalgamated this course with our three other short eLearning courses into one full course 'Create superb eLearning with every shortcut imaginable'. Please do not purchase this short course separately as well if you’ve signed 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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How to take your eLearning brief and turn it into a project
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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.

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00:09

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.

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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

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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

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Summary
01:13
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How to break down high-level ideas and concepts for eLearning
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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.

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00:09

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

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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

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01:10
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How to adopt best practice eLearning Design
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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.

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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
00:11

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
00:07

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

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00:03

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01:07
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How to work with your project stakeholders to get the best eLearning design
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Present Instructional Design & Storyboard concepts for collaboration & feedback
01:16

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Signing off on your eLearning design ready for development
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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.