The purpose of this guide is to provide detailed guidance on designing and developing an e-learning course for trainers and instructional designers who are new to e-learning design. It also provides basic concepts and information on the processes and resources involved in e-learning development, which might be of interest to capacity-development managers.
eLearning Industry is a network-based media and publishing company founded in 2012. It is the largest online community of eLearning professionals in the industry, and was created first and foremost as a knowledge-sharing platform to help eLearning professionals and instructional designers connect in a safe online community where they can stay up to date with the latest industry news and technologies, and find projects or jobs.
E-Learning Heroes have a great selection of eBooks for you to download, with the aim of learning the ropes, getting answers, or brushing up on your eLearning skills. With titles including ‘E-learning for Beginners’ and ‘9 Steps to Better E-Learning Project Management’, there’s lots to learn.
Aurion Learning is a blog written by eLearning experts who use unusually creative techniques to help the company’s clients find a solution to L&D challenges. Check out their resources page too for some insightful tips and info.
If you’re looking to improve your course designs, Canva has some great tips on simple design principles. This website offers practical design tips and inspiration for everyone from beginners to professionals.
With the tagline ‘Let’s save the world from boring training!’, Cathy Moore’s blog aims to do just that. Topics include ‘How to really involve learners’ and ‘How to get everyone to write like Ernest Hemingway’. Examples and tips are featured in action, so you can implement them easily.
This eLearning podcast is hosted by Connie Malamed, an eLearning, information, and visual designer. The podcast is all about ‘helping you design smarter learning experiences’. Covering topics such as implementations of authoring tools to blended learning, and also features expert guests.