Tell me your approach to building a new course
Typically will try to do an analysis, though as primarily an e-learning dev, I am often handed a storyboard. Sometimes I consult on pre-written storyboards, I actually recently got a client to completely rewrite theirs based on my recommendations. Either way, I try to be learner centric and ensure my design will really help them achieve their goals.
From there, I typically take a fairly iterative approach. If I am doing the graphic design, I will send the client a few distinctive "looks and feels," and have them choose the elements they like the most. Then I'll develop in pieces and get feedback on each. I seek feedback early and often, and update my clients regularly.