Explore various industry-standard tools used to develop asynchronous e-learning and expand your knowledge by analyzing their features, usability, interactivity, and assessment options, cost, and support against various organizational and learning needs. Tools demonstrated may include Articulate Storyline 360 and Rise 360, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, ELB Learning Lectora Online, and others. Through carefully curated readings and videos from industry leaders and influencers, participants in this course will better understand which e-learning development tool is best suited to meet their learning objectives and organizational goals. Participants will explore e-learning development tools from the perspective of the instructional designer/developer and other key e-learning project stakeholders, including the organizational leader requesting e-learning, technology support teams, and the end-user of the e-learning – the learner. Throughout this course, participants will explore and compare the pros and cons of select e-learning development tools and apply their assessment to various real-world business case scenarios. This class allows participants to explore various e-learning tools and does not include training, tutorials, or hands-on instructions on using any specific tool to develop e-learning materials.
See enrollment confirmation for login information. Please register for the course at least two weeks prior to the start date. We highly recommend students complete EDUC_X416.18 Principles of E-Learning Instructional Design prior to enrolling in this course. This course may require participants to download and install some applications and software from the Internet. Due to high demand, early enrollment recommended.
NOTE: This course may have optional, live sessions via Zoom. The sessions will be recorded and posted for students who are not able to attend. The Zoom meeting link and password to join will be provided in the course. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access the course’s Zoom sessions.