E-Learning Design

E-Learning Design

E-Learning Fund 2-01

This ultimate road map covers the entire e-learning landscape.

Why do we even need e-learning? What is an LMS? How do I write a storyboard? If you’re delving into e-learning and are coming up with more questions than answers, this guide is the high-level overview you’ve been looking for. In this book, e-learning development experts and educators Diane Elkins and Desirée Pinder deliver a comprehensive examination of the e-learning process from the ground up.

E-Learning Fundamentals provides the base of knowledge necessary to tackle everything from early concepts of e-learning down to its execution. Throughout, you’ll find vignettes that bring concepts to life as well as checklists and practical tools for designing and developing your first e-learning course.

In this book you will:

  • dive into the basics of e-learning design and development
  • explore the e-learning course design and development process—from analysis through evaluation
  • learn to write and storyboard a course, construct test questions, choose media, put the course together, and establish a thorough review process.

Purchase E-Learning Fundamentals from ATD Press.

Free Resources

Developing an E-Learning Strategy

2.1  Do You Need E-Learning Quiz
2.5  Stakeholder Worksheet

Managing an E-Learning Project

3.2  Project Definition Questions
3.3  Sample Scope of Work
3.4  Development Tracking Sheet
3.5  Acquisition Approaches Worksheet
3.7  Budgeting Worksheet
3.10  Off-the-Shelf Content Evaluation Worksheet
Bonus! Requirements Checklist – An interactive app that lists all the questions you need to ask to gather the requirements for a Lectora e-learning course.

Tools of the Trade

4.1  Authoring Tool Checklist
4.2  Synchronous Platform Checklist
4.3  Learning Management System Checklist
4.4 LCMS Checklist

The Analysis Phase

5.1-5.5 Course Analysis Checklists

The Design Phase: Broad Strategies

6.1  Lesson Plan Grid

The Design Phase: Course Features and Functions

7.1  Question Outline List
7.2  Fact-Idea-Question List
7.3  Writing Style Guide Template

The Development Phase: Writing the Course

8.1  Storyboarding Template
8.2  Storyboard Template Checklist
8.3  Sample Storyboard

The Development Phase: Putting the Course Together

9.6  On-Screen QA Issues Tracking
9.7  On-Screen Functionality Checklist

Preparing Yourself for the Future

12.1-12.7  Resources

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Artisan E-Learning, who brings you E-Learning Uncovered, provides a 25-hour training course using this book as the text. In addition, we can tailor shorter programs focusing on the specific parts that interest you most. For information on this course or any of our other training offerings, please visit the Artisan E-Learning website.

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