American Management Association Seminars

How To Design A Web-Based Training Course
Seminar No: 08511 -XNBB
CEU Credits: 1.2
Length: 2 days

Flexibility, Accessibility, Convenience- Effective solution to meet the needs of today's workforce!

Adapt the latest learning strategies to Web technology for optimum online education! Work with the pros and study the tools, creative design approaches and cutting-edge instructional strategies to deliver effective "Just-in-Time" training that gets more out of your training dollars.

Managers and supervisors of training, trainers, instructional designers, graphics professionals and anyone who's interested in Web-based design or training materials.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Address the true business needs to get the largest learning gain at the least cost
  • Map out an effective learning strategy that includes the appropriate mix of delivery options
  • Maintain quality assurance throughout the development process
  • Successfully demonstrate the savings and ROI when using the Web to deliver training
  • Understand the implications and potential for resistance to WBT during the implementation phase

What You Will Cover:

  • The different types of WBT and their advantages and disadvantages
  • Tools to match the learners' needs to training methods
  • The components and characteristics of well-designed WBT
  • Steps to plan, analyze, select, design and develop WBT
  • Process to identify appropriate content design principles, target population attributes, and hardware/software variables
  • How to set up the elements of a navigation system for WBT and create project blueprints
  • Identify the basic hardware and software requirements to produce and deliver WBT intervention
  • Conduct basic cost analysis and apply different methods for calculating ROI
  • The necessary steps to draft a high-level design document for WBT

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Extended/Detailed Seminar Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Sift through the Facts, Myths, and Misunderstandings Surrounding This New Learning Technology
  • Learn How to Think "Virtual"
  • Understand Web Design Basics in Only Two Days
  • Make Informed Decisions about the Type of Technology to Use in Your Course Content
  • Gain Easy-to-Use Tools and Practical Skills
  • Understand the Latest Research on Web-based Training
Advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Learning
  • Define Distance Learning and Its Different Types
  • Recognize the Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Distance Learning
The Role of WEB within Your Overall Training Strategy
  • Define the Training Strategy of Your Organization
  • Identify Training Which Is Best to Deliver via the Web
Components and Characteristics of Well-designed WBT
  • Define and Identify Uses for Informational Design and Instructional Design
  • Organize Data Elements That Can Be Manipulated for Various Learning Situations
  • Identify the Characteristics of Well-designed vs. Poorly-designed WBT
Defining the WBT Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identify Core Skills Needed on the WBT Team
  • Describe the Basic Functions of Team Members
  • Assess Your Own Department’s Strengths/Weaknesses
The Process for Developing WBT and How It Differs from Developing Traditional Classroom Training
  • Identify Core Process Check Points
  • Describe the Overall WBT Process Flow
  • Recognize Differences between WBT and Classroom Training
Message Design Principles
  • Identify Appropriate Content Design Principles, Target Population Attributes, and Hardware/Software Variables for a Web-based Training Module
  • Recognize Factors to Improve the Organization of a Web-based Training Outline
  • Improve the Design of Web-based Training to flow More Smoothly from Section to Section
Elements of a Navigation System
  • Identify WBT Elements
  • Describe the Use of the Elements
  • Recognize the Different Applications of the Elements
Creating Project Blueprints
  • Draft a High-Level Design Document for a Web-based Training Course
  • Identify the Flow of a WBT Course at Both the Overview and Decision Levels
  • Storyboard the contents of a Module
  • Plan the Scripting Process of a Module
Designing Lessons
  • Draft a High-Level Design Document for One Module of a Web-based Course
  • Identify the Flow of One Module in a WBT Course at the Overview (30,000 Feet) and Decision (and Help) Levels
  • Storyboard the Contents (with Directions as Needed) for One Screen
  • Explain How the Module Works to Another Student
Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Identify Basic Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Explore Common Authoring Tools
Cost Requirements
  • Identify the Elements of Cost Which Go into a Course
  • Calculate the Return on Investment for Converting a Course to Web-based Delivery
Individual Projects
  • Draft a High-Level Design Document for One Module in Your Own Web-based Training Course
  • Identify the Flow of Your One Module in Your Own WBT Course at Both the Overview (30,000 Feet) and Decision (and Help) Levels
  • Storyboard the Contents (and Directions, as Needed) for at Least One Screen in Your Own Module
  • Explain to Another How the Module Works

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