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EDU RDSN 120x120_ATD_SELF-PACED BADGE

Learning Design Basics

Learn the basics of effective instructional design.

This on-demand e-learning course is available online immediately after purchase. Within the course you will have the opportunity to personalize your learning by viewing videos, interacting with content, hearing from experts, and planning for your future. You will have access to the course(s) for 12 months from your registration date.

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On Demand
Credits: CEU 0.15
Level: Informed
Role(s): Trainer/Facilitator More
Language(s): English
Capability Area(s): Instructional Design

Pricing

$195
Member
$295
Non-member
Course Info

This course equips you to design more effectively by gaining a solid foundation in learning theories and a thorough understanding of how adults learn best. Identify the characteristics of learners and select appropriate instructional methods to create effective, targeted learning solutions that meet individual needs and organizational goals.

Gain knowledge of instructional design models and how they can be used to provide structure and meaning to the learning design.

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This course equips you to design more effectively by gaining a solid foundation in learning theories and a thorough understanding of how adults learn best. Identify the characteristics of learners and select appropriate instructional methods to create effective, targeted learning solutions that meet individual needs and organizational goals.

Gain knowledge of instructional design models and how they can be used to provide structure and meaning to the learning design.

Why Should I Attend?

  • Learn the theories that underlie sound instructional design practices.
  • Explore models for designing effective learning.
  • Hear practitioners share their knowledge and experience.
  • Have access to an ATD expert facilitator within the course.

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What You Will Learn
  • Describe the five most well-known adult learning theories and when to use them.
  • Explain the most prevalent learning theories and models and when to apply them.
  • Explain the various drivers of performance gaps in addition to the need for training.
  • Choose the best instructional systems design (ISD) model for a given learning event.
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COURSE TOPICS
Topic 1: The Role of Adult Learning Theories
Talent development professionals should have a working knowledge of adult learning theories. In this topic, you will learn how to describe the five most well-known adult learning theories and when to use them.
Topic 2: Learning Models and Memory
Scientific learning theories explain how knowledge is stored and retrieved in the brain. In this topic, you will learn about the most influential learning models and when to apply them.
Topic 3: Human Performance Improvement (HPI)
Talent development professionals should understand how to use the HPI process to determine whether or not training is truly the solution. In this topic, you will learn how to explain the various drivers of performance gaps.
Topic 4: Instructional Design Models
Talent development professionals should have a working knowledge of instructional systems design models that provide structure to learning design. In this topic, you will practice choosing the best model for a learning event.
Dates & Locations
On Demand
  • Anytime
    On Demand
Who Should Attend

Appropriate for those who have been asked to take on new duties and need to quickly upskill.

This course is appropriate for those early in their career or making a career shift. This may include instructional designers, independent consultants, professional trainers or facilitators, or training coordinators.

Level: Informed
Roles: Trainer/Facilitator, Training/Talent Development Coordinator, Instructional Designer
Language: English
Facilitators
Darryl Wyles

Things To Know

ATTENDANCE

On Demand

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

If applicable, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program.

CREDITS

0.15 CEUs awarded

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TRANSFERS/CANCELLATIONS

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