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Instructional Design Workshop
This instructional design workshop should be required for all course developers, instructional designers and trainers who need to develop effective learning materials by following a proven instructional systems design methodology. This instructional design workshop provides a solid foundation for developing learning that will drive performance improvement. Now also available in French! Ateliers en francais.
Challenged with creating and designing successful training programs? This cornerstone instructional design workshop is for anyone wanting to design learner-centered training that leads to performance improvement and business results. You will gain the requisite knowledge, skills and confidence to meet the challenges of any training initiative. Experience a variety of interactive presentation and application methods that support effective adult learning. Take home electronic job aids and a detailed support manual to help transfer your learning to back-on-the-job success.
Who should attend:
Instructors and subject matter experts who are new to course design
Managers and those responsible for the creation or purchase of training materials
Course designers and developers, with no formal design experience, seeking a systematic approach to instructional design
Subject matter experts responsible for updating or modifying existing custom or off-the-shelf courses
Six Key Benefits:
Build all your design projects on a strong instructional design foundation that goes beyond ADDIE.
Forecast design time and training launch dates with confidence.
Practice the key activities for project planning, population and performance analysis, training design and material development.
Return to work ready to start designing – there's no risk of getting bogged down trying to adapt complex theories.
Take home a comprehensive support manual packed with job aids and reference materials that will help you succeed with future design projects.
Take advantage of free one-year support to help you with your next design project.
Identify key sign-off points.
Choose population factors for analysis.
Gather data from subject matter experts.
Develop a Model of Performance.
Derive objectives based on the Model of Performance.
Design tests and exercises to be used during training.
Confirm instructional strategies.
Outline bridging strategies.
Apply principles of adult learning to design.
Determine the best content sequencing for learning.
Select presentation and application methods.
Select instructional media.
Develop a lesson plan.
Select appropriate styles for training manuals.
Make media decisions that enhance learning.
Plan validation activities throughout the project.
Describe how training impact can be evaluated.
Identify design shortcuts.
Systematic Learning Process
FKA Instructional Systems Design Methodology
Adult Learning Principles
Plan the Project
Selecting Population Factors
Data Collection Decisions
Handling Diverse Populations
Model of Performance (MoP)
Gathering MoP Data
Working with Subject Matter Experts
Meeting Time Constraints
Reducing the Training Scope
Objectives and Tests
Application and Feedback Methods
Test for Understanding
Training Plan Decisions
Developing a Lesson Plan
Updating Work Plans
Instructor and Participant Manual Development
Selecting Most Appropriate Formats
Purpose of Media
Validation: Assuring Quality
Key Sign-off Points
Validation with Learners
Making Validation Effective
Evaluation: Measuring Training Impact
Levels of Evaluation
Ideas for Shortcuts
Hands-on activities to reinforce the major design steps discussed in class
180+ page Support Manual filled with checklists, look-up tables, worksheets and templates to help you design effective training faster
Online access to these checklists, look-up tables, worksheets and templates so you can customize them for your own situation
Optional Add-on – Coached Learning
After completing this program you can work one-on-one with one of our instructional designers on your own instructor-led design project. Virtual meetings and asynchronous feedback make it convenient; we can provide as much support as you need. Your project could even count towards our Professional Designer certification. Call for pricing and more information.