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Digital Learning Institute

Level 5
Professional Diploma
in digital Learning
Design

Price: £1,950 (excludes VAT)
Length: 22 weeks (up to 12 months for On Demand)
Assignments: One online exam plus a real-life project

Level 5 Professional Diploma in Digital Learning Design

This globally recognised qualification is university credit-rated and industry approved.

The Professional Diploma in Digital Learning Design will help you roll out a great digital learning experience for your business.

Design end-to-end digital learning experiences by practising the core instructional design skills including videos, multimedia eLearning, micro learning, podcasts, social learning and immersive learning.

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What will the Digital Learning Design course cover?

Modules and learning outcomes

The options, roles and process for digital learning design.

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

  • Compare and contrast different digital learning delivery modes 
  • Understand the difference between different formats and their tools so you can choose the best model for digital learning design
  • Explain one trend and reflect on how it impacts digital learning 
  • Understand roles within the industry.

The core theory and principles underpinning the instructional design, visual design and universal design of digital learning experiences.

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

  • Understand learning theories for digital learning 
  • Consider multiple design principles for multimedia 
  • Apply Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles to the design of digital learning 
  • Use Currency, Reliability, Authority and Purpose/Viewpoint (C.R.A.P) principles for visual design 
  • Examine principles for multimedia design and use the most relevant ones for your design.

Mapping out an end-to-end digital learning experience and work seamlessly with your Subject Matter Experts.

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

  • Design learner personas for your digital courses 
  • Write learner-centred learning outcomes 
  • Map learning outcomes to modules in a course 
  • Scope the learning experience for a programme.

Step by step process for designing and building multimedia eLearning courses.

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

  • Apply learning theories and Instructional Design principles for multimedia eLearning 
  • Use the design and development process for multimedia eLearning 
  • Understand and summarise the main features of eAuthoring tools.

Step by step process for designing and creating videos for learning including instructional videos, animated videos and interactive videos.

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

  • Apply visual and instructional design principles to video design 
  • Use the design process for pre-production 
  • Use the development process for the production and post-production of videos 
  • Compare and contrast video making and editing tools.

Step by step process for designing and delivering an interactive virtual classroom.

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

  • Apply learning theory and Instructional Design principles for Virtual Classrooms (VCs) 
  • Use the design process for VCs
  • Use the video conferencing tools to run VCs.

Step by step process for designing and building learning aids and podcasts.

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

  • Apply visual and instructional design principles to the design of learning aids
  • Use the design process for learning aids
  • Use the development process for learning aids.

Step by step process for designing and building both social and immersive learning experiences.

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

  • Apply design principles to social and immersive learning 
  • Use the design and deployment process for social learning 
  • Understand and use the design process for Virtual Reality (VR).

Implementing your digital learning experience and the role of the Learning Management System.

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

  • Project plan a digital learning rollout 
  • Understand the differences between learning platforms 
  • Understand different functionalities of learning platforms (content, assessment, reporting, communication and collaboration tools and functionalities) 
  • Structure learning platform functionalities for effective learning experiences.

Utilise learning analytics to profile your learners and make informed design decisions.

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

  • Compare and contrast multiple evaluation models and apply the most appropriate model 
  • Ensure a full learning experience when applying Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and following a Honeycomb Model 
  • Use analytics for evaluation 
  • Plan evaluation with all stakeholders.

HEAR FROM DIGITAL LEARNING DESIGN ALUMNI

The practical element of the course provided Lucy with something tangible that she was able to implement into her current role as a Learning Design Strategist at Indeed.

Her role focuses on the planning, implementation and design of all of the training content for Indeed’s Sales and Client Success reps. The course has helped Lucy to focus on the ‘why’ behind what she delivers and how it will make the most impact. Listen to her story. 

How will I Learn?

We offer a choice of two study modes, allowing you to work flexibly anywhere in the world.

Why study with MOL?

Support

Our expert tutors are there to support you throughout your studies and your assessments. Our tutors don't just provide advice in the webinars (virtual classroom); we make sure you have a dedicated tutor on hand when you need support.
 

Real Expertise

Our tutors, who are experts in both industry and education, make sure your learning really takes your understanding to the next level. They provide insight from years of experience, working across multiple sectors in different people management roles.

Access 24/7

We provide outstanding online course materials, accessible 24/7 on your Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). You learn at your convenience with a combination of videos, reading and activities, helping you successfully complete your assessments and achieve your qualification.

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Outcomes for your business

With digital learning on the rise, engaging training is more of an expectation than ever. Does your business have the tech but not the skilled resource to drive and manage it?

Reduce costs 

Save on business costs by reducing digital learning design outsourcing.

Innovate

Introduce more digital learning innovation to your organisation.

Improve performance

Improve the confidence, skills, and performance of your teams.

Win the war for talent

Retain and grow digital design talent within your business.

Empower your people

Empower your people to take ownership of your learning design and delivery with self-paced learning.

Increase engagement

Increase engagement with innovative digital learning materials created by your teams.

Improve adoption

Improve the wider adoption and usage of your learning management system (LMS).

Improve sustainability

Lower your environmental impact by delivering great learning for your business that is totally online.

Digital Learning Design Frequently Asked Questions

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