Designing Instructor and Learner Manuals
After completing your needs assessment and developing objectives and an evaluation strategy, it’s time to assemble course materials.
- How much material should I put in the learner manual?
- Job aid?
- Case study?
- What about page layout and formatting?
- Is there anything I can include to accelerate the learning process?
- Do we need a facilitator manual and/or instructor’s guide?
- What reference materials do the learners need during class?
- Is there a format I should follow for writing instructions?
- What about writing style?
- What’s the best way to package or bind the manual?
- Should there be handouts as well?
We’ll answer all of these questions and more in this useful and informative session.
Note: This program is designed and delivered to be learner centered. Attendees are actively engaged in the learning process and leave with content they can immediately apply. Additionally, the instructor is a training subject matter expert who provides helpful tips and techniques throughout the class while answering any specific questions related to your application.
Who Should Attend
- Training and Development Managers
- Managers and Supervisors
- New or Experienced Trainers
- HR Professionals
- Anyone Charged with Designing Manuals and/or Materials Used To Support Training
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Understand design of course material
- Create learner and facilitator manuals
- Practice formatting basics
- Make your material reader-friendly
- Practice and apply your new knowledge
8am – 12pm
- Introductions & Logistics
- Layout & Format
- Writing to Connect with Your Audience
- Accelerated Learning Techniques
- Designing & Writing Job Aids
- Short exercises
- Case studies
- Simulations and games
- Practice and application
Breakfast is provided. Discounted parking is also available for those who park in the adjacent Grand Avenue parking structure.
Dates and locations to be announced.