What's Inside The Instructional Design & Tech Accelerator Program?
Here's why it pays to learn from someone who's gone before you -- I know exactly where most students get stuck in their development process and what you need to know to transition into a career in instructional design and/or eLearning.
Throughout your learning journey as an ACCELERATOR in the Instructional Design & Tech Accelerator Certificate Program, you will learn, apply what you learn through practice, get peer feedback, and get feedback from Shawntay, her experienced team, and the ACCELERATOR Coaches.
MODULE 01: Instructional Design Foundations
By the time you're done with this first module, you'll have locked down your first course topic. In this program, you will build many portfolio assets to fill up and your portfolio to market yourself as an instructional designer and eLearning developer. You will also learn about some of the more popular instructional design models and learning theories, too. Understanding the different theories and models will help you design an engaging, impactful curriculum that engages adult learners.
MODULE 02: Project Managing L&D Projects
In module 2, we are going to set you up for success by introducing you to the project management skills learning and development professionals need to manage small and large projects. You will actually project manage your work in this program by implementing the strategies and tools provided to manage your portfolio asset builds throughout the 12-week program.
MODULE 03: Analyze Project & Audience Needs
In module 3, I am going to show you how to define the needs of a project and your target audience so that you can build learning solutions that target specific business needs and tailor your content design to address the needs of specific audiences. You will learn how to complete a Training Needs Analysis, build a Learner Persona, and more!
MODULE 04: Design Your Learning Solution
In module 4, you will learn the difference between Nice to Know and Need to Know content. You will earn how to outline, storyboard, chunk, and structure content to maximize learning and learner engagement. You will learn how to write the shitty first draft of your script.
MODULE 05: Develop, Implement & Evaluate Learning
In module 5, we are going to take a dive into the development overview process, explore MVPs and implementation strategies, define what to measure, how to build feedback surveys, learn how to read the data and how to write reports as well as how we use all of this information to improve courses and learner experiences.
MODULE 06: Build Synchronous F2F & Webinar Courses & Convert to Asynchronous
After you have your course outlined/storyboarded and scripted, it is time to start building your learning solution. This is where the fun begins. In module 6, I will teach you how to build courses for live face-to-face learning experiences as well as live online webinar formats using custom, professionally designed plug & play templates.
MODULE 07: Create & Edit Instructional Videos
In module 7, you will learn how to create and edit beautiful, engaging instructional videos to enhance the learner experience in any learning solution. Plus, I will provide you with a video library of just in time videos that show you how to work in Adobe Premiere to create, edit, and publish videos.
MODULE 08: Build LMS Courses Using Articulate Storyline 360
And then, in module 8, you will dive into developing eLearning solutions for Learning Management Systems using Articulate’s Storyline 360. You will learn how to import PowerPoint into Articulate to rapidly build eLearning courses. You will learn how to build courses in Articulate from scratch as well as how to build courses using a pre-made eLearning template. You will learn how to add closed captioning, build quizzes, and so much more!
MODULE 09: Create Facilitator Guides & Participant Workbooks
In module 9, you will learn how to create custom facilitator guides and participant workbooks to support live and online learning formats using the professionally tailored templates provided to ACCELERATORS enrolled in this program.
MODULE 10: Get Hired & Celebrate
And, finally, in module 10, I will give you all the tips, tools, and strategies you need to position yourself as a professional instructional designer and eLearning developer to get hired. After this module, you'll have a professional resume, cover letter, updated LinkedIn profile and a beautiful new digital portfolio loaded with assets that YOU created. You'll be ready to impress prospective employers and make that career change you have been dreaming of!