eLearning: From Concept to Execution Workshop

  • 29 Apr 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Ces & Judy's 10405 Clayton Rd, St Louis, MO


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Day 2:
April 29th 9am - 4:30 pm

eLearning: From Concept to Execution

Josh Cavalier
CEO and Founder Lodestone Digital

Join Josh Cavalier for a full day workshop on instructional design techniques and eLearning development workflow. This course is vendor neutral and is not specific to a single eLearning tool and is geared to benefit both developers and mangers.

eLearning Templates Value Add:

In addition to providing you with world class eLearning tool training, Lodestone is including a 12 month subscription to eLearning templates from eLearning Brothers for each participant.

The eLearning Brothers’ Template Library is an online subscriptionbased template library (value $299) that has 20,000+ assets to use in your favorite eLearning tools. Save time and increase productivity by using templates that have the visual design and coding prebuilt. Then download the source files, open/edit them in your favorite authoring tool, and start creating amazing courses.

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The workshop will  incorporate templates from the library as part of the workflow for hands-on learning and practice. Attendees will have access to over 20,000 files during and after training, allowing  them to jump start development, deconstruct the files, and put newly learned skills to immediate use.

Meals (continental breakfast, lunch) and beverages will be provided.


Registration & Breakfast      8:15am -  9:00am

Workshop                            9:00am - 12:00pm

Lunch                                  12:00pm -  1:00pm

Workshop                              1:00pm -  4:30pm 

This is a hands on workshop and it is recommended that participants have a computer/laptop to receive full benefit from the activities. This course is vendor neutral and is not specific to a specific eLearning tool.

This full day workshop covers:

Developing an ELearning Strategy

  • Do You Need ELearning Quiz
  • Stakeholder Worksheet


Managing an ELearning Project

  • Project Definition Questions
  • Sample Scope of Work
  • Development Tracking Sheet
  • Acquisition Approaches Worksheet
  • Budgeting Worksheet
  • OfftheShelf Content Evaluation


Tools of the Trade

  • Authoring Tool Checklist
  • Synchronous Platform Checklist
  • Learning Management System Checklist
  • LCMS Checklist


The Analysis Phase

  • Course Analysis Checklists


The Design Phase: Broad Strategies

  • Lesson Plan Grid


The Design Phase: Course Features and Functions

  • Question Outline List
  • FactIdeaQuestion List
  • Writing Style Guide Template


The Development Phase: Writing the Course

  • Storyboarding Template
  • Storyboard Template Checklist
  • Sample Storyboard

The Development Phase: Putting the Course Together
  • OnScreen QA Issues Tracking
  • OnScreen Functionality Checklist


Preparing Yourself for the Future

  • Resources

For information on the 2 Day Combo package
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About Josh Cavalier:
Josh Cavalier, CEO of Lodestone Digital (founded in 1999), leads Lodestone’s eLearning consulting services and sets direction for the operation of Lodestone’s eLearning team across the United States. To this Josh brings extensive eLearning development and technology implementation experience, as well as insightful industry vision. Loadstone has over 2000 clients nationwide including: Fortune 100, Fortune 500, and Fortune 1000 companies. Josh is a frequent speaker at national eLearning conferences including DevCon, mLearnCon, and Adobe Learning Summit. He is the co-author of the book, Dreamweaver MX Magic, and holds a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from Rochester Institute of Technology.

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