If you’re interested in exploring ways eLearning can be designed and delivered and the methodologies and frameworks available to support the process, this course is for you.  


eLearning: Planning and Design is Part II of an engaging, social learning suite of courses that provide you with access to learning experiences, activities and a comprehensive knowledge base.

Connect with other learners over the 5-week course, sharing ideas, experiences, and your artefacts of learning, while you continue to expand your eLearning professional network.

Join the regular 90-minute virtual collaborative sessions (weeks 1, 3 and 5) delivered via MS Teams and accessed directly through the learning platform.

The highlight of eLearning: Planning and Design is the practical component, a culmination of the interactions and activities you will have completed throughout the course.

eLearning: Planning and Design explores different ways eLearning can be developed to suit different learning styles.  Social and collaborative learning, instructional design, L&D project management and needs analysis and evaluation principles are incorporated into the eLearning design process.  Content also includes an overview of UX, UI and storyboarding.


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • identify different ways eLearning can be designed and delivered to suit learner needs
  • understand the different learning methodologies and frameworks currently available 
  • use needs analysis and evaluation principles to identify skill and training gaps 
  • understand the core principles of instructional design, and
  • understand UX, UI and storyboarding.


eLearning:  Planning and Design is suitable for L&D and HR professionals, facilitators and teachers who want to deepen their expertise in the design and development of eLearning.

If you have already mastered the design and development of eLearning and are looking to take your skills to the next level, check out our eLearning: Production & Delivery course.

If you are just starting out with eLearning and are looking to master the basics, check out our eLearning: Foundations course.

Delivery Options

eLearning: Planning and Design is offered as a 5-week virtual, blended-learning course comprising live facilitated sessions and self-directed learning. It is delivered through the OpenLearning platform, with collaborative sessions accessed via MS Teams.

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