Wouldn't it be great to stop worrying about whether or not your learning programs will succeed and deliver 100% instructionally sound content, every time?
Start making engaging, valuable courses and e-learning programs that your audience will love. Learn the secrets of effective instructional design while creating your own course in this live 6-week course with Liana Griffin, Learning Evangelist for Microsoft.
Learn how to pinpoint the perfect audience and keep learners engaged with techniques like gamification. You'll start from building a project plan and finish with a ready course storyboard, crafted with the help of ID and design tools ranging from beginner to cutting-edge.
Liana Griffin, Learning Evangelist for Microsoft, will teach you Fortune 500-tested strategies to identify market fit, assess the effectiveness of your content, and productively collaborate with subject matter experts.
Learn how to identify employee skills gaps, work effectively with subject matter experts, and create your own course to pitch to corporate clients. Liana will help you master these skills and break into a field with an average salary of $85,000.
You have a great idea for a course or training. You're sure your audience will love it. But how do you convince stakeholders to believe in your idea as much as you do?
In this course, you'll learn how to identify skill gaps, apply visual and instructional design best practices, and bring decision makers over to your side with powerful data and presentations. You'll finish in 6 weeks with a completed course ready to take to stakeholders.
Liana's learning and development programs have helped hundreds of thousands of people grow in their skills while driving value to companies like Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon.
In this course, you won't just learn pro tips for crafting effective instructional design — you'll get one-on-one coaching on your own course and pitch.
Learn how to answer the question, "Is your course effective?" with a verifiable number value. Step beyond post-factum student reviews and discover metrics to determine your business ROI before, during, and after your course.
Introduction to Instructional Design
Identify learning principles, behaviorism, the history of instructional design and best practices to leverage for your course.
Assignment #1: Complete the pre-course assessment.
Liana teaches best practices in instructional design and learner development strategies.
Learn how to verify the effectiveness of your course with stakeholders by creating instructionally sound, quantifiable learning objectives.
Assignment #2: Describe your course idea and why you want to build it. Based on the business gap or goal, write out your course learning objectives (3 max) and identify the level of Bloom’s Taxonomy.
This class teaches you how to develop quantifiable learning objectives and a robust assessment for your learners.
Assignment #3: Based on your course learning objectives, write up an assessment activity to quantify that learning goal.
Get proven strategies and ID life hacks for developing courses quickly and keeping stakeholders happy.
Design and Develop
Liana will demonstrate best visual design practices for creating a storyboard or demo that you can share with stakeholders.
Assignment #4: Complete your course content outline using ROPES and Gagne’s 9 steps.
Present your course assets and get constructive feedback from the class and Liana before you start building out the supporting elements of your course.
Assignment #5: Leverage your content outline to create a draft training course.
Continue presenting your course assets to the class and Liana.
Evaluation, Implementation, and Career
Liana teaches you how to objectively verify the effectiveness of the training and communicate your findings to stakeholders. You'll explore some end-to-end case studies connecting course development to measurable outcomes and ROI.
Assignment #6: Write up how you will measure the success of your training using Kirkpatrick's levels of evaluation.
Today, you'll pitch your course concept for the class, as you would for stakeholders, or offer other students feedback on their course presentations.
Assignment #7: Turn in the link to your final course prior to the presentation.
You'll continue with student stakeholder presentations and feedback.
Join Liana for a bonus 75-minute career workshop that prepares you to successfully go after your next ID role.
You did it — you created an engaging, instructionally sound course! Present your MVP course to the class.
Assignment #8: Complete the final assessment.