Certified Instructional Designer

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-
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Instructional design or ID, involves designing, developing and delivering learning experiences, in digital or physical format for acquisition of knowledge. Due to consistent innovation in technology, there is greater emphasis of acquisition of new knowledge for all - employee or trainee or student. Huge opportunities are available to instructional designers with increased relevance of learning in corporate and educational environment.

Why should one take this certification?

This Course helps individuals to understand the basics, principles and tools of instructional design for development of courses, tutorials, games and simulations. The course also covers latest innovation like augmented and virtual reality.

The course helps students and professionals to certify their skills in instructional design.

Who will benefit from taking this certification?

The certification is apt for content developer, instructional designers, curriculum producer, learning managers, and courseware developers. Course is also suitable for students and professionals in training or L&D domain.

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Companies that hire Instructional Designers

Instructional Designers are in great demand due to ever increasing demand of online education, companies like, Lenskart, Accenture, Crowe, Openmind, Thomson Reuters, Airtel and various online education platforms and colleges and universities required skilled Instructional Designers.

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Instructional Design Basics

  • Learning process
  • Evolution of ID
  • Instructional Designer Role and Skills
  • Instructional Strategies

Training, Development and Education

  • Introduction
  • Objectives of Training
  • Areas of Training
  • Training Drawbacks
  • Benefits of Training
  • Need for Training
  • Types of Training
  • Training Risks
  • Difference between training, education & development
  • Role of T&D in HRD

Learning and Learning Styles

  • What is learning?
  • Learning Styles
  • The Three Representational Modes (TRiM)
  • Self, Met cognition, Cognition, Knowledge (SMCK)
  • Other Supporting Theories
  • Adult Learning
  • Principles of Training
  • Student Types

Adult Learning

  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Characteristics of Adult Learners
  • Applying Adult Learning Theory
  • Learning Principles
  • Retention and Recall
  • Concentration and Attention Span
  • Cardinal Rules of Memory
  • Learning Styles Continuum

Instructional Design Concepts

  • Keller’s ARCS Model of Motivation
  • Knowles’ Theory of Andragogy
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction
  • ADDIE Model
  • Kirkpatrick Model
  • The Cognitive Load Theory
  • Dale’s Cone of Experience

ID Need Assessment

  • Training Content for Different Categories of Employees
  • Steps for Needs Assessment
  • Rummler Brache Cause Analysis Model
  • BARS
  • TLO and ELO

Instructional Design Planning

  • Project Stakeholders
  • Developing Project Charter
  • Project Scoping
  • Project Budgeting
  • Project Feasibility
  • Estimation Tools and Techniques
  • Project Appraisal
  • Handling Project Risk

Design Considerations

  • Modular Design
  • Cultural Issues
  • Reducing course length
  • Reigeluth Elaboration Theory
  • SQR3 technique
  • ARCS Model
  • Selecting and Prioritizing course content
  • Preparing the design document

ID Development

  • Developing for different audience
  • Developing effective, efficient and engaging content
  • Using Interactive Media
  • Sequencing course content
  • Storyboarding
  • Develop Training Aids
  • Templating

ID Implementation

  • Course Validation
  • Preparing Check list for implementation
  • Selecting Implementation mode
  • E-learning
  • Technical Compliance
  • Meeting Readability and Accessibility

ID Evaluation

  • Evaluating Techniques
  • Measure Learning
  • Evaluate Learner Satisfaction
  • Measuring Learner’s Improvement

Advanced Topics

  • ID Software and Web Tools
  • Digital Narrative
  • Agile Instructional Design
  • ID and Virtual Reality
  • ID and Augmented Reality

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