In this course, you'll learn ...
     • ... what e-learning really is
     • ... how e-learning can benefit an organization
     • ... what's involved in creating e-learning
     • ... methods for measuring e-learning effectiveness
     • ... how to get courses to your learners


Looking Back

Amateur Courses

The Explosion


What is it?

Educational Content

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Common Elements




Critical-thinking Activities

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2 Categories

Information-based vs. Performance-based Courses

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Why E-learning?

Why E-learning? - Example

Compare with E-learning

Reduction of costs

Repeated Courses


Reach Learners Everywhere

Adapt at the Speed of Business

Go Green

Empower People

Save Time

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Creating a Course


Real World Example


Clients / Stakeholders

Subject matter experts

E-learning designers

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Subject matter experts (a.k.a., SMEs) ...
... are responsible for creating the course.
Clients/stakeholders ...
... are the people who've identified a business goal and have asked for your help in achieving it.
E-learning designers (a.k.a., e-learning developers, instructional designers, and training designers) ...
... have the content or knowledge that learners need to meet the client's goal.


- Planning and Analysis Overview

- Goals

- Planning Kick-Off

- Meetings

- The Launch

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- Analysis

The Purpose

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future state
Answer 90 per cent of calls within 2 minutes.
current state
Approximately 50 per cent of calls are answered within 2 minutes.
actions / proposals
Recruit any additional people needed.

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Learning Strategy

measurement strategy

- Performing Gap Analysis

Understanding of the Product

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Talk to the Sales Manager

Talk to the Customers

What next?

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Further Information - Links



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Brainstorming is ...
a group creativity technique by which efforts are made to find a conclusion for a specific problem by gathering a list of ideas spontaneously contributed by its members.
A mindmap ...
... is a more basic way of using the mind. It results in the discontinuous “aha!” experience, which is the essence of creativity.
Sketching ...
... is generally a preparatory drawing which usually refers to more finished and careful works to be used as a basis for a final work,
Deep thinking ...
... is a diagram used to visually organize information. It is often created around a single concept, drawn as an image in the center of a blank page,

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Concept Design

Client Feedback

digital prototype

Different Ways


alpha release

beta release

final release

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Was your course designed to change your learners' behavior,
or to give them news?

Example - performance based

Example - information based

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Form-based authoring tools

For Whom?

Freeform tools

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Inportant Facts

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Address the learner


Engaging Interactions


Tabbed Structure

Use Names

Stay Focused

No Information Overload

Progress Tracking

real-world consequences

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Visual Design

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Grouping Elements

The principle of subtraction

use a consistent color palette

use familiar patterns


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informal distribution

formal distribution

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informal distribution
you're tracking and recording the learners' completion statuses and/or scores.
formal distribution
learners are given access to e-learning but they're not tracked or scored for completion.

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Organizations that need formal distribution of e-learning ...
for those organizations which need informal distribution.
Human capital management is a critical function ...
... is another area where formal distribution can be helpful.
Identifying the need for additional training ...
... tracking is usually done using a learning management system
With a formal distribution approach, ...
... often have certain systems, equipment, and standards driving their need to track learner completion and scores.



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Tin Can API

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More Information


helpful e-books and articles

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