Advanced E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate

Learn expert techniques vital to creating successful e-learning.

The expansion of instructional design capabilities has some designers, new and old, drowning in a sea of alluring possibilities. Don't get left behind! Go beyond the basic transmission of information to learners, and discover how to design e-learning events that achieve behavioral change and targeted performance levels.

The content of the workshop is based on the second book in Michael Allen's e-learning library‚ÄźDesigning Successful E-Learning: Forget What You Know About Instructional Design and Do Something Interesting.

The Advanced E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate starts on January 22–23, 2018. The workshop begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. each day.

Learning Objectives

After this program, you will be able to:

  • Create e-learning designs using the CCAF (Context, Challenge, Activity and Feedback) Model to maximize retention and behavioral transfer.
  • Adapt design strategies for different types of content.
  • Use the fundamental principles of educational psychology (behaviorism, cognitivism and constructivism) and evidence-based practice to create effective learning experiences.
  • Judge when, where, and how best to use game design principles for learning.
  • Use behavioral change principles to address motivation/affect design challenges.
  • Space learning events for optimal impact.
  • Determine the role of e-learning in a blended performance support solution.

Audience

This workshop is appropriate for a multitude of professional backgrounds, but is primarily designed for those who are experienced in training and performance who want to deepen their skills in e-learning instructional design: managers, developers, designers, instructors, and courseware producers.

Program Topics

View the Participant Guide Table of Contents.

Facilitator

Linda Rening is the Studio Executive for Studio K at Allen Interactions. She has more than 25 years of experience in learning and education, both in the public and private sectors. As part of her work she has designed e-learning courses, conducted training seminars, developed multiple curricula, facilitated meetings and conferences, and consulted to a variety of national and international clients.

Linda has been providing learning solutions to customers, across multiple industries, since 1995.  Before coming to Allen Interactions, Linda was Learning Strategy Director at BI where she created high-level learning strategies and helped design learning solutions.  Prior to that, Linda was the Senior Learning Designer for BI’s Learning Group and worked closely with clients to design and deliver training solutions. Her previous work was with Carlson Learning Company as the Manager of New Product Development. She also has experience in publishing and was Editorial Director of CompCare Publishers.

Linda holds a Bachelors degree in English Education, a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and a PhD in Educational Administration from the University of Minnesota. She has wide experience designing both e-learning and Instructor-led training.

Credits

  • This program is valid for 21 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
  • Earn 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program.
  • This program may be eligible for up to 14 CPLP recertification points.
  • This program has been pre-approved for 14 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Registration Fees

ATD Member: US $1,320
Nonmember: US $1,685*

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