Join Jolie Miller for an in-depth discussion in this video The instructional designer outlines the content, part of Instructional Design Essentials: Working with SMEs.
- Sometimes your SME will be so strapped…for time or poor at outlining that it makes…the most sense to everyone for you…to do the first pass.…My word of encouragement is that this…can often be much simpler and more efficient,…in fact, even the quickest of our three methods.…My word of caution is that in the long run…it's much better for everyone if you teach…your SME to give you what you need…so they're in the driver's seat…as opposed to you taking the lead.…That said, in high production capacity pipelines,…tight deadline environments, or even situations…where you know exactly what you want…a piece of content to look like,…this route can be right for your projects.…
Use it as a tool at your disposal,…and make the call when it's enabling…a SME who should be doing it on their own,…and when it's the right method for your project.…There are three things I want you to keep…in mind about outlining a SME's content for them.…First, adopt the mindset of the learner,…second, think chronologically, and third,…invite SME collaboration on those final touches.…
The course also shows you how to set up project schedules, overcome common obstacles, and use a variety of approaches to ensure that the content you build together will be stronger than the content either of you would build alone. The lessons are framed by a fictional ID/SME relationship that models how the two partners work together to create a customer-service training session.
- What is an SME?
- Understanding how designers and SMEs interact
- Getting to know the SME
- Building a schedule
- Outlining the content
- Managing deliverables
- Retaining the SME's voice
- Incorporating feedback
- Launching the content