This training incorporates written examples to be created using design techniques and templates. It will require both work on computers and in groups discussing ideas. Topics include analysing your readers’ information needs, preparing a document plan and developing outlines and prototypes. The course also covers ways to organise information so it’s easy to use, writing in plain English and designing attractive and professional page layouts. The program outline is up to date and pertinent to marketplace requirements, thus catering well to all analytical prediction of training needs in the specified area. A customised proposal can also be arranged, to suit the training requirements of your team.
At the end of this Writing Courseware Material training, you will be able to:
•Develop an effective document plan
•Organise a technical manual so that it’s easy to find information
•Identify the standard contents of technical documents
•Design an attractive and professional-looking manual
•Present information graphically
•Know the importance of writing in plain English
•Identify the pros and cons of various software tools
•Understand how print manuals
•Recognise the importance of keeping manuals current
•What is Courseware material?
•The Courseware Writing Process
•The Training Needs Analysis
•Understanding the need for training
•Determining Your Learning Objectives and Activities
•Developing Any Materials You May Need
•Producing and distributing the manual Structure and Organisation
•Writing the Parts of a User’s Guide
•Planning the Courseware Material
•Planning the development
•Adult Learning Methods
•Enriching Training and Development
•Text hierarchy and headings
•Dividing the manual into modules
•Page and Screen Design
•Establishing Production Standards
•How to Improve User Guides
•Layout and Editing
Who Should Attend?
Individuals who are new to creating Courseware Material for business training, trainers and managers looking to implement an in-house course.