Create Facilitator Guides
This is truly a plug and play process where you get to see how much time yousaved doing all your pre-work up front. You will have the freedom to finish upthose last pieces and components of what you want the end product to look likeand put it all together in a facilitator's guide that rocks.
The facilitator's guide is the number one tool that connects the instructionaldesigner to the instructor to the learner. It's the first document that theinstructional designer writes in the production phase. It's also the main documentthat the instructor will use when teaching the learners.
Create In-Class Activities And Assessments
How do you know if your training is working? What if you could hit the markwith activities and assessments that not only engage and target learners, but alsohelp you discover before they leave the class who "got it" and who didn't. You'llknow if you need to go back and provide additional resources so your instructorscan ensure success on the job for the learners. This lesson provides you theopportunity to tap into your creativity and allow the educator in you to shinethrough.
Create Workbooks and Handouts
Every instructional designer wants to know how to create participant-centeredcurriculum and handouts that the learners are excited to open and use. Have youever had any of the following questions, concerns, or needs for your class?
- How do you "liven up" technical content?
- How do you adjust existing curriculum to be more participant-centered,
- yet stay within the confines of the existing class length?
- How do you incorporate adequate participant-centered materials thatinclude individual practice time when there are so many topics that need tobe covered during a class?
- How do you create the materials to hand out to the learners that are in linewith the objectives—without coming across as overly focused on them?
We have spent the last fourteen lessons getting ready for this lesson. It's time tocreate concise, effective materials you can use for even the most technical ofclasses. You're about to learn the proper use and creation of workbooks, manuals,tip sheets, and agendas and the parameters around when to use each of them.
Create a Slideshow
Curriculum writers don't get tons and tons of opportunities to be creative. Thischapter gives you that opportunity by offering guidance on adding visual slides toyour class. It's another chance to hit those different learning styles and play with alittle technology while you're at it. When you paint the right pictures, your endusers will be happier because they're not staring at the same screens all day long.
Create Evaluation Surveys
If you're able to take all the curriculum you've designed and built and find out iftrainees learned what they needed to learn, then no matter who walks out ormisses class, you know if they are successful at their job. You know whether youand your trainers met the objectives.
Create Marketing Materials
Many trainers and instructional designers have fantastic curriculum, yet theystruggle to get people to attend. You may have felt this pain where you spendhours, days, weeks, and even months creating all this curriculum, only to find afew people attending your classes.
What if you had no trouble getting people to your next class? How do you createthat why or that buy-in so they come to class ready and willing to learn? It allcomes down to good marketing.Updated on 22 March, 2018