The complete Instructional Designer course

Learn the skills to become an eLearning Instructional Designer for Corporate Learning and Development
The complete Instructional Designer course
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4.26 GB
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5h 43m


John Hinchliffe


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The complete Instructional Designer course

What you’ll learn

The role of an instructional designer and gain the skills to become one
The importance of a portfolio and practical advice on how to create your first items
Access to hundreds of free resources, such as images, videos and templates, to help you create great-looking courses
Pedagogy and the different ways in which people take information onboard
Top tips on how to effectively deal with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
Insight into the changing demands for skills within a modern L&D team

The complete Instructional Designer course


No experience necessary!


Looking to move into an Instructional Design role?Whether you are a teacher looking to transition into Instructional Design or a Learning Professional exploring how to evolve your skill set, this bite-sized, easily digestible course is for you. It has been designed to provide the most well-rounded exploration of what Instructional Design means and how you can effectively create meaningful E-Learning.The course is broken down into helpful instructor-led videos and hand-picked resources to give you the best insight into this subject. Everything is in plain English and gives you all the information I wish I had when I started in the industry. I have also included access to hundreds of free resources to give you the best start possible and save you from hours of searching the internet.What’s in the course?Within this course, there is a detailed exploration of the ADDIE framework. This exploration will give you a well-rounded understanding of analysing, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating your online courses by producing multiple mediums to transfer knowledge to your learners. We also look at how you use authoring tools to create your learning and explore how you can start to make your first portfolio items.Whether you are creating learning for education or corporates, these skills provide a transferable base to effectively understand what solutions are required and how to create eLearning that meets that need.The techniques explored have been tried and tested through hundreds of courses to ensure that you are successful in Learning and Development.This course is continually updated with new and helpful information to ensure you get the most recent information on Instructional Design practices, valuable resources and helpful tips. So why not start your Instruction Design journey now?!


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Lecture 2 100+ Resources to help you in you as an Instructional Designer

Lecture 3 Tips for improving your course experience

Lecture 4 What is Instructional Design

Lecture 5 Join your Global Learning and Development Community today!

Section 2: Pedagogies and Learning Methodologies

Lecture 6 What is Pedagogy and why is it so important

Lecture 7 Kolb’s Theory of Experiential Learning

Lecture 8 Mayer’s Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning

Lecture 9 Malone’s Theory of Intrinsically Motivating Instruction

Lecture 10 Gagne’s 9 Events of Instruction

Lecture 11 Flipped Classrooms

Lecture 12 Blending Pedagogies together

Section 3: What is E-Learning?

Lecture 13 What do we mean by e-learning?

Lecture 14 PART 1: Webinar – Learning: Its Past

Lecture 15 PART 2: Webinar – Learning: Its Present

Lecture 16 PART 3: Webinar – Learning: Its Future

Lecture 17 A brief insight into Authoring tools

Lecture 18 Basic elements of an e-learning course

Lecture 19 A brief insight into Video

Lecture 20 A brief insight into Audio

Lecture 21 A brief insight into Curated Content

Lecture 22 Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Lecture 23 Podcast and Webinar Insights

Section 4: Designing Resources To Help People Learn

Lecture 24 Ebbinhaus’ Forgetting Curve

Lecture 25 Continuous Learning

Lecture 26 Bite-sized Learning

Lecture 27 Variety

Lecture 28 Learning Styles Explained

Lecture 29 Things to Avoid

Section 5: Using the ADDIE framework

Lecture 30 The ADDIE framework

Section 6: Analysis

Lecture 31 How to implement a comprehensive Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Lecture 32 Action Mapping

Lecture 33 Learner Personas

Lecture 34 What do you want to measure for your ROI/KPIs

Lecture 35 Translation and Localisation requirements

Lecture 36 What are Learning Objectives and how do you write them?

Lecture 37 Accessibility requirements

Section 7: Design – Methods of Providing The Content

Lecture 38 Creating a Storyboard

Lecture 39 Gain information effectively with a Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Lecture 40 Micro-Learning

Lecture 41 Interactive Video

Lecture 42 Storytelling

Lecture 43 Gamification

Lecture 44 Look and Feel: What does it mean?

Lecture 45 Free graphic resources

Lecture 46 Setting your Style Guide

Lecture 47 Is it learning?

Lecture 48 E-Learning Authoring Tools Comparison

Lecture 49 PRACTICAL ASSIGNMENT: Storyboard Creation

Section 8: Development

Lecture 50 Introduction to Development

Lecture 51 Know your limitations

Lecture 52 Creating Videos

Lecture 53 Screencast Videos

Lecture 54 Camtasia Tutorials for Screen simulations and other useful functions

Lecture 55 Creating animated videos easily with Vyond

Lecture 56 19+ Free tools for creating podcasts

Lecture 57 Curated Content and 6 steps to effectively curate

Lecture 58 The difference between Personalized and Adaptive Learning

Lecture 59 Audience Participation

Lecture 60 Standardization and File Structures

Lecture 61 Reflective Exercises

Lecture 62 Learning resources at the point of need

Section 9: Developing with an authoring tool

Lecture 63 Authoring Tools Review

Lecture 64 Where to get Articulate 360 Training (Free and Paid)

Lecture 65 Examples of Articulate Storyline courses

Lecture 66 Where to get FREE Evolve Training

Lecture 67 Examples of Evolve Authoring Tool Courses

Lecture 68 Using free trials to learn Authoring tools

Section 10: Portfolios and Creating Your First Portfolio Items

Lecture 69 Why do you need a portfolio?

Lecture 70 Analyzing Great Portfolios for Inspiration

Lecture 71 Example briefs and insights for creating portfolio courses

Lecture 72 PRACTICAL ASSIGNMENT: Build a portfolio item from a brief

Section 11: Implementation

Lecture 73 Introduction to Implementation

Lecture 74 Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Experience Platforms (LXP)

Lecture 75 Gaining experience with Learning Platforms

Lecture 76 SCORM and xAPI Tracking

Lecture 77 The process of Quality Checking

Lecture 78 Customer Sign Off

Lecture 79 Setting Review Dates

Lecture 80 Implementing Continuous Learning Design

Section 12: Evaluation

Lecture 81 Introduction to Evaluation

Lecture 82 Formative and Summative Assessments

Lecture 83 Evaluating engagement with Kirkpatrick

Lecture 84 Measuring your ROI using the V Model

Lecture 85 Example walk through of an end-to-end learning request process

Section 13: Ask John – FAQs for becoming an Instructional Designer (With Belvista Studios)

Lecture 86 How do I know if I am suited to the role of an instructional designer?

Lecture 87 Do you think instructional designers need a formal qualification?

Lecture 88 What does a day in the life of an instructional designer look like?

Lecture 89 What skills should I develop to become a great instructional designer?

Lecture 90 What would the interviewer want to hear for an ID job?

Lecture 91 Should you create a portfolio, if so what advice do you have?

Lecture 92 What learning strategy or model should I know and why?

Lecture 93 What tools or webpages should I download and bookmark?

Lecture 94 Handling the challenges that I will likely face as an instructional designer?

Lecture 95 How do I avoid being an order taker and become respected for my advice?

Lecture 96 What career options do I have as an instructional designer?

Lecture 97 BONUS QUESTION: How to use LinkedIn effectively

Section 14: BONUS SECTION: The evolving skills and roles required for a modern L&D team

Lecture 98 How are the requirements of organisations changing?

Lecture 99 Responsive Authoring Tool Developers

Lecture 100 VILT: Virtual Instructor Lead Training

Lecture 101 Skills for Engaging VILT

Lecture 102 Stakeholder Management

Section 15: Useful information to develop your L&D career

Lecture 103 Communities and further sources of learning

Lecture 104 Tailoring your Resume and Preparing for an Instructional Designer Interview

Section 16: Course Completion

Lecture 105 Course Completion

Teachers looking to move into Corporate L&D as an Instructional Designer,Anyone who wants to be able to create meaningful online courses

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Udemy | English | 5h 43m | 4.26 GB
Created by: John Hinchliffe

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