What's Inside The Instructional Design & Tech Accelerator Program?
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.
One of the most valuable aspects of this program is REAL work reviews, with REAL feedback by REAL professionals in instructional design! Every application exercise you submit gets reviewed!
MODULE 01: Instructional Design Foundations
By the time you're done with this first module, you will have set up your digital portfolio shell, locked down your topic for your first course project, and learned about some of the more popular instructional design models and learning theories.
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 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 (e.g. KPIs / OKRs) and tailor your content design to address the needs of specific audiences.
MODULE 04: Design Your Learning Solution
In module 4, you will learn the difference between Nice to Know and Need to Know content and how to structure your content to maximize learning. You will learn how to effectively write scripts for live and eLearning experiences.
MODULE 05: Develop, Implement & Evaluate Learning
In module 5, we are going to take a dive into the development overview process, explore minimal viable products (MVPs - an Agile concept), implementation strategies, what to measure and how, and how to interpret the data.
MODULE 06: Build Synchronous F2F & Webinar Courses & Convert to Asynchronous
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 virtual instructor-led sessions.
MODULE 07: Create & Edit Instructional Videos Using Adobe Premiere Pro
In module 7, you will learn how to create and edit beautiful, engaging instructional videos to enhance the learner experience in any learning solution.
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.
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.
MODULE 10: Ready. Set. APPLY!
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, 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!
**Note - all lesson videos are accessible with closed captioning that can be toggled on or off.