Do you want to save money by putting your training on the Web? Jane Smith, an expert on online courses, offers a one-day workshop, from 8:30 am to 5 pm, on Saturday, December 4th, 2004, on e-learning. Sponsored by the Society for Technical Communication, this workshop costs $35 for non-members, but it will be free for students. Register with Jonathan Price at

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Evaluate your organization’s readiness for e-Learning
  • Design the look and feel for a course
  • Decide what to train by analyzing jobs, tasks, and desired outcomes
  • Determine course organization and design
  • Decide instructional treatment, including methods and media
  • Create effective interactions
  • Write a storyboard for a lesson
  • Develop a 10 – 15 minute lesson

How You’ll Benefit

  • Apply theories and best practices immediately
  • Participate in hands-on practice with sample content
  • Be coached and mentored by a practicing instructional designer
  • Develop new skills specific to developing e-Learning
  • Leave the class having identified your next steps towards learning to develop e-Learning

Who Should Attend
Instructional Designers who are:

  • New to e-Learning design
  • Developing e-Learning courses

Technical writers who:

  • Want to expand their skills to develop e-Learning
  • Are being asked by their company to develop e-Learning
  • Companies who want to move their training into e-Learning
  • Managers and supervisors

About Jane Smith

Certified Performance Technologist and instructional designer Jane Smith started her professional life as a teacher. That experience enables her to view every project from an end-user perspective: how they think, learn, and respond. An accomplished facilitator, she has more than 30 years of experience in training and teaching. Jane’s projects have won several awards of excellence in STC’s publications competitions and an Gold Award in Brandon Hall’s 1998 Interactive Multimedia Training Contest. She is currently the Manager of the Instructional Design SIG for STC and an independent consultant with her own company, JEM Communications, LLC.


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