Where do I start?
Part 2 in Learning Design Process, from LDNet.
Where do I start?
How you get started may depend on your preferred approach.
You could browse the learning design sites. These sites all take a slightly different approach to the learning design process. We've indicated the key 'learning designer's focus' for each site.
You could download the 'Guide to creating learning design' (Australian Flexible Learning Framework) - it outlines a very good process for making design decisions.
How do I know which approach will work for me?
Scroll down the Pathways to Good Practice page and consider the questions under Clarify and decide on your teaching approach to gain a sense of your own philosophical position and its implications for your approach to teaching and learning.
What is my design concept?
Choosing your main design concept is one way to begin your learning design.
Where can I find a simple design model?
Here are two very good ones...
There's a good six-step plan in this document: Designing and delivering courses. Go to TRACE, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on the icon in the bottom left-hand corner.
Look at Online learning in eight steps from TAFE.
Or try these design models on Nga Kiwai Kete
Where can I find an intermediate-level design model?
Try the Pathways to Good Practice chapter on Designing and Redesigning Units.
ADDIE is a widely used design process explained in IDonline.
Where can I find an advanced design model?
Here are some more comprehensive, in depth examples of a learning design process. You will need some time to come to grips with these sites.
What are the key documents that will represent my learning design?
On Pathways to Good Practice, these are called Key design documents they are called Unit Statements, Blueprints, and Unit Information Guides, but you will find other terms for the same things.