New to eLearning? Just looking to freshen up on the basics? Understanding the core of what works is key to feeling confident and prepared in your eLearning projects. Join us for these eight sessions exploring the fundamentals of eLearning and how you can apply essential strategies and basic tools to your own work.
Myths and misconceptions around accessibility prevent many eLearning professionals from creating accessible content. In this session you learn what they are, how to address them, and learn strategies and tips on how to support people with a range of disabilities and impairments, which will enhance your content and resources for all learners. Learn more.
Creating great learning experiences demands that we move the hearts and minds of our learners. Explore the elements of great storytelling and learn how to use them to communicate ideas, motivate your team, and fuel learners' desire to change and improve. Learn more.
Instructional designers are often asked to create learning materials in ways they know are not ideal for learners. This session provides a toolkit for turning SMEs into allies in pursuit of effective learning. We'll touch on evidence-based learning design, accessibility, and UI/UX design. We'll then practice making the case for good learning in different scenarios. Learn more.
Storyboards are a critical tool in the development of eLearning, and the medium you use can and should dictate the type of storyboard used. In this session you learn about various storyboards, how to optimize them for your projects, and ultimately nest them for a powerful approach in creating your next solution. Learn more.
Have you been waiting on the sidelines for the opportunity to craft your first educational video? Feeling unsure of where to start? This session will launch you with an overview of how and when to use video for adult instruction. We'll cover the basics of scripting, using a camera, and getting lighting and audio right. Finally, we'll cover guidelines for distributing your video and measuring its success. Learn more.
Marketers use personas to draw a picture of an ideal buyer in order to push the right content at the right time. In recent years, L&D has adopted this approach to help create outstanding learning experiences. In this interactive and collaborative session, you will learn how and when to use learner personas, and important dos and don’ts for creating them. Learn more.
Standardized quality guidelines for functionality, user experience, visual design, and overall consistency can ensure error-free experiences and effective learning experiences. Learn how and why to apply quality control and assurance principles to create consistent, top-notch eLearning products. Learn more.
In this session, we will embark upon a quest to seek out and curate new
and interesting sources of inspiration for crafting your learning
content—especially those found in unexpected or less-traditional places. Learn more.