The Ultimate Guide – How To Create Great eLearning Content From A To Z

by iSpring

An expert guide through the entire process of creating and authoring a course — from the initial roadmap to final content distribution. It includes tips and tricks, pitfalls to avoid, and time savers to get your eLearning project done in an effective manner.

Key Chapters

  1. Quickstart: eLearning Design & Content Roadmap

    Covering some major principles on how to increase your skills, create eLearning content easier, and avoid some of the roadblocks ahead.

  2. SMEs, Stakeholders, & Roles: What You Should Know

    Considering the human element within an eLearning project, including various roles & stakeholders, and managing expectations.

  3. Copy! Writing Essentials for Authoring On-screen Content & Narration Scripts

    Discussing essential writing practices for authoring on-screen texts, content, and narration scripts.

  4. Action! Tips & Tricks for Audio/Video Narration & Editing

    Talking about different ways to look at voiceovers and some of the nuts and bolts of working with audio and video.

  5. Inquiring Minds: Creating Enhanced Learner Assessments

    Overview of creating enhanced learner assessments and also some pro tips and good basics of authoring quizzes.

  6. Attention Please! Creating Interactive & Immersive Content

    Diving into ways to engage learners by increasing interactivity in our eLearning content...let's put the "fun" back in "functional" content.

  7. Practical Application: UI/UX Best Practices for eLearning

    Overview of User Interface / User Experience best practices and tips for implementing them in your eLearning content.

  8. Touch Ups: Ensure Efficacy, Viability, & Accessibility in Your Content

    A discussion about how we can make our content perceivable, operable and understandable for ALL our learners, and there are some standards to consider.

  9. Share Content: What Are Your Options?

    We put all the previous experience together and overview different ways to share your eLearning course with the world.

  10. Best in Show: Final Thoughts, Tips, & Examples of How to Push Content Further

    In this wrap-up, we make a summary of what we’ve learned, and review some existing content and tips for pushing your eLearning project further.

The overarching goal is to create interactive content that engages learners, helps to make information stick within learners’ memory, and encourage communication. In fact, no matter what your role is, your real role is being a learner’s advocate. No matter how you’ve planned each phase and given yourself leeway, remember that all the content is to be learner-centric.

There is plenty more than inspiration and knowledge, to creating great eLearning content. In fact, there are so many, that you'll be valuably assisted if you read this fully comprehensive edition. Starting from the essentials and advancing to tips and best practices for any type of content, for achieving efficacy, accessibility and all that make for a user-friendly eLearning program. You'll surely want to keep it handy for consultation, further on down the road.

Christopher Pappas

Christopher Pappas
Founder of The eLearning Industry's Network