Course Content
Preparing to design eLearning resources
1.1 Identify and clarify purpose, target group and mode of delivery relevant to learning resource design 1.2 Analyse target group characteristics and identify their foundation skill and learning support needs relevant to e-learning resource design 1.3 Access and analyse nationally recognised training products to identify the skills and knowledge requirements 1.4 Identify organisational procedures for designing and developing e-learning resources
Plan & design e-learning resources
2.1 Review own skills and knowledge and plan to address identified gaps in subject matter expertise, industry relevance and industry currency according to organisational procedures 2.2 Determine steps and estimate time needed for the design and development of e-learning resources 2.3 Document and confirm the e-learning resource development plan 3.1 Review and select options for e-learning resource design appropriate for purpose, target group, mode of delivery and required skills and knowledge 3.2 Experiment with traditional and digital methods to create required visual learning opportunities 3.3 Analyse and break required skills and knowledge into manageable sessions and arrange and sequence the sessions to support learner progression 3.4 Document and confirm the e-learning resource design approach
Developing eLearning materials
4.1 Develop course content shell, interactive media components, sequences, interactivity and content templates 4.2 Develop e-learning material content and activities to progress, support and engage learners 4.3 Embed digital e-learning tools for asynchronous learning 4.4 Use classification techniques to develop content inventory and detail levels of hierarchy 4.5 Develop e-learning training material content to guide VET teachers, trainers and assessors 4.6 Document e-learning resources and maintain an amount of training register according to organisational procedures
Trialling and finalising your eLearning resources
5.1 Plan for trial of e-learning resources with potential users 5.2 Trial e-learning resource and collect and record trial feedback 5.3 Analyse and use trial feedback to improve e-learning resources 6.1 Check and confirm e-learning resources are industry relevant and industry current 6.2 Check and confirm e-learning resources are clear and tailored to target group 6.3 Map e-learning resources to nationally recognised training products to confirm validity 6.4 Check and confirm resources comply with legislative and regulatory requirements and are accurate and free of spelling, grammar and formatting errors 6.5 Check and confirm third-party content is attributed according to organisational procedures 6.6 Check and confirm content, links and interactive media components are displayed and error free
TAEDES513 – Design and develop e-learning resources
About Lesson

To enable synchronous learning via a digital platform, we need some way of connecting with our students. This is the medium for synchronous eLearning, and today we are spoilt for choice. The most popular four are listed and described below with links to further information for each. 

  1. Zoom (

Zoom is a popular video conferencing platform that facilitates synchronous online learning experiences. It allows instructors and learners to see, hear, and interact with each other in real-time.

  1. Google Meet (

Google Meet is another widely used video conferencing tool, particularly within institutions using Google Workspace for Education. It offers a streamlined and user-friendly experience for synchronous learning activities.

  • Key Features for eLearning:

    • Simple interface for easy access and participation.
    • Screen sharing and collaborative document editing capabilities.
    • Live captions for accessibility and improved comprehension.
    • Breakout rooms for focused discussions or group work.
  • Further Reading:

  1. Cisco Webex Meetings (

Cisco Webex Meetings is a feature-rich platform offering a robust set of tools for online learning and collaboration. It caters to larger groups and complex learning environments.

  1. Microsoft Teams (

Microsoft Teams is a versatile collaboration platform well-suited for synchronous learning activities. Its integration with other Microsoft 365 tools allows for a streamlined learning experience.

  • Key Features for eLearning:

    • Built-in video conferencing with screen sharing and breakout rooms.
    • Real-time chat functionality for discussions and Q&A.
    • Collaboration tools like shared documents, whiteboards, and polls.
    • File storage and integration with other Microsoft 365 apps like OneNote and OneDrive.
  • Further Reading: