Designing Effective ELearning: A Step-by-Step Guide (Effective ELearning Design) (Volume 1)
Designing Effective eLearning: A Step-by-Step Guide (Effective eLearning Design) (Volume 1)
Your success as a trainer is measured by the success of the people who take your courses. You can expend a great deal of effort developing content-focused or “wow” focused courses and get great reviews but still fail to change the way learners behave. To be successful, you need to focus on instructional design that results in learner transformation — new or improved skills or better decisions.
This book guides you step-by-step in applying the vast body of research and experience to design high-impact e-learning courses. To do a complete job you should also consider the companion book, Superb eLearning Using Low-cost Scenarios: A Step-by-Step Guide to eLearning by Doing. This book contains over 400 practical tips, guidelines, and best practices on the instructional design and the technical design parts of creating professional-looking effective e-learning courses developed in Lectora®, Articulate®, Captivate®, Toolbook®, and many other authoring applications.
The Instructional Design covers how to define your course requirements and performance objectives, six content organization strategies, how to compensate for the lack of a classroom environment, extensive details on how to write your content pages, guidelines for audio, video, and animation,...