Instructional Design & Information Architecture
E-Learning Training Example
While this e-learning example is modeled on my work with food safety regulations and training curriculum, it demonstrates many aspects of learning design that can be applied to almost any subject matter.
This training would be given to employees or contractors who have already gone through a formal orientation training process. It is review of sterile dress (“gowning”) procedures.
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Backwards design involves setting learning goals, and designing curriculum and assessments to support these goals. Backwards design is a key element in how I construct my trainings, and examples of this, as well as my comments on the thinking behind these examples, are below.
An outline of my process of working with clients to determine problems that need to be solved by training, theme and mood, essential questions, and learning objectives. This document serves as a foundation in my project work.
Assessment of learning is a critical component of any training, yet most assessments suffer from poor design or inauthentic conditions. By using backwards design, my assessment techniques keep the focus on the goals, rather than passing a test.