Structured Course Development


Content Development comprises a variety of macro-tasks – for example, understanding audience – to a whole lot of micro-tasks – like editing your own writing. Having a structured approach to development of classroom and eLearning content ensures that basic principles are followed and there is room for new ideas as well.

Course Outline:

  • Types of Content – Merrill's Model
  • Sourcing, Adapting and Organizing Content
  • Devising an Instructional Approach
  • Content Planning – Writing a Design Document
  • The Structured Writing Process
  • Writing Basics
  • Writing a Design Document
  • Writing Basics
      1. Pre-writing Tasks
      2. The Mechanics of Writing
      3. Instructional Writing
      4. Revising Your Writing
  • Writing for eLearning (Optional)
      1. Writing per Screen
      2. Interactivity
      3. Visuals (static & animated)
      4. Storyboarding
      5. Using Instructional Templates
      6. Writing for Interactivity
  • Writing Assessments
      1. Writing Question Stems
      2. Writing Feedback
      3. Scoring Strategies

Workshop Details

  • Duration:

    4-day classroom training

  • Pre-requisites:

    Writing Aptitude Test

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The single-minded pursuit of this belief reflects in the way we help our clients design learning interventions, build ID capability and define training processes.

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