8 Steps for an Awesome eLearning Storyboard

eLearning Storyboard

Here is an eLearning infographic for Instructional Designers that uses eight steps for an Awesome eLearning Storyboard. With these eight steps and along with the Free Instructional Design Storyboard template, you will have a the tools you need for awesome eLearning Storyboards.


How to Make an Awesome eLearning Storyboard


1. Know the Course Goal

Ask yourself and the client... Why are we creating this course and what is the outcome we want?

2. Gather Content

Work with your client, your SMEs, and do your homework:

•Analyze Needs •Identify required knowledge •Identify constraints

3. Define Learning Objectives

Define your learning objectives. Your learning objectives will guide your development process.

4. Create Assessment Criteria

Each learning objective needs to align with the levels of Blooms Taxonomy. This will help you create your knowledge checks or scenarios to assess your learners.

5. Use a Storyboard Template

Organize your content into chunks in a way that works for you. Consider using an eLearning storyboard template. Preferably one that is free. Try out the FREE Instructional Design Storyboard template I made that will make your eLearning Storyboard awesome.

6. Pick a Design Model/Method

To deliver effective eLearning content for your audience to easily apply, consider using these popular design theories:

ADDIE  •Knirk and Gustafson  •SAM  •The Action Mapping Process  •Gagne’s 9 Principles

7. Choose Design Elements

Compile the design elements that will best achieve your learning objectives:

•Images •Videos •Interactions •Quizzes

8. Select an Authoring Tool

Choose a tool that will best support your design elements:

•Articulate Storyline •Articulate Studio ‘13 •Lectora •Adobe Captivate •Moodle •Claro •Udutu