Adult Learning: Developing Learning Content

Effectively design and develop learning content that meets the needs of a diverse adult audience.

Your course may take up to 30 minutes to be available in the ATD Learning Portal.

Member Non-Member
$195.00 $245.00
There is 1 upcoming course
Read More Read Less

Applying a model to your development process will strengthen your ability to develop quality learning content in an efficient manner. This program helps you discover the importance of adult learning principles in developing content that is appropriate for your audience.

New from ATD! Self-paced, on-demand courses covering a wide range of topics and employing a variety of interactive learning techniques, including animations, case studies and branching scenarios, expert videos, downloadable tools and templates, an Ask the Expert feature, and relevant ATD articles and blogs. Enroll today and start your program immediately!

In this course, learn how “content” becomes “learning content” and how to apply a purposeful model for designing your learning experiences. Find out how experienced practitioners develop content successfully in a variety of scenarios, consider how you would approach each scenario, and then reflect on your learning.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Learn how to purposefully develop learning content.
  • Apply the principles of adult learning to content you develop.
  • Learn from well-respected adult learning practitioners.
  • Introduction: Watch this video to learn more about the content covered in this course.

Introduction: Watch this video to learn more about the content covered in this course.

What to Expect:

This On Demand e-learning course is available online immediately after purchase. Within the course you will have the opportunity to view video and animations, interact with content, and reflect on your learning. You will have access to this On Demand e-learning course for 12 months from your date of registration.

Enroll Now
  • Anytime
Course Information
Who Should Attend?

New learning professionals or others who are not familiar with developing learning content and the models used. This could include instructional designers or trainers, but also managers responsible for individuals’ learning or subject matter experts who have been asked to help others learn.

Anyone responsible for creating, supporting, or leading learning experiences for an adult audience will benefit from the foundational concepts in this program. This may include trainers, facilitators, instructional designers, academic educators, community educators, consultants, coaches, and beyond. This program is also applicable if you are not a full-time learning professional but a practitioner or manager who is responsible for developing team members or transferring your knowledge through learning opportunities.

What Will I Learn?

At the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe learning content.
  • Outline a process for developing learning content.
  • Connect design and development with adult learning principles.
  • Explain how to apply a development model to create learning content.
How Long Is This Course?

Take anytime, anywhere (12 months online access)

Can I Earn Credit?

Earn .1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. This program may be eligible for up to 1 CPLP recertification points. This program may be eligible for up to 1 APTD recertification points.

What Is The Attendance Policy?

Full completion of the program within the one-year access period is mandatory in order to receive 0.1 CEUs. Participants who complete all aspects of the program will see their completion status reflected on their transcript in the ATD Learning Portal.

What Participants Are Saying
"I'm convinced! ATD is the top echelon provider of training and development courses."