Learning how to design amazing eLearning doesn’t have to be hard. You just need to know where to begin.

When you’re new to eLearning, it can be easy to get overwhelmed trying to figure out where to begin. The truth is, most eLearning designers, like myself, entered into the world of eLearning by accident. You might have been good at something, and one day someone came along and said, “Hey! You’re great at your job. Do you want to become a trainer?”

And that’s why most eLearning designers never dreamed of being eLearning designers.

I’ve curated the below resources to help you learn the basics of eLearning design and development.

How Do You Get Into eLearning?

I’m often asked how I got into the eLearning industry, and the truth is I fell into it totally by accident! In this video, I’ll share my thoughts on how you can get into eLearning development.

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The 5 Steps To My eLearning Development Process

When I first started creating eLearning courses, I had no idea what I was doing, and I certainly did not follow any type of development process. In this video, I’ll give you an overview of my five-step eLearning development process.

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Misconceptions About eLearning

Whenever I interact with non-eLearning folks, I often find that they have a lot of misconceptions about eLearning. Usually, these misconceptions “show” themselves when someone is trying to explain why eLearning isn’t effective, or when someone has a very narrow idea of what eLearning should look like. In this video, I’ll explore three common misconceptions about eLearning that most people get wrong.

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Why You Should Start with an eLearning Storyboard

When designing an eLearning course, I always like to start with an eLearning storyboard to help layout my content before I begin development. Not only does a storyboard help me organize my eLearning content, an eLearning storyboard can also help ensure your stakeholders and subject matter experts focus on the content. In this video, I’ll explain why you should always start with an eLearning storyboard before you begin development.

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A practical guide to the eLearning development
process for new eLearning designers.