Self-paced eLearning tutorials can be a great method to provide training to library staff and patrons. Tutorials can be used to provide training on everything from teaching patrons to use library online resources to training staff on new systems. But the key to designing truly effective eLearning lies in the design process.

In this webinar, you will learn tips for designing (and producing) top-notch eLearning content. Identify several low-budget software tools that can help you create professional looking tutorials. Learn how to enhance your planning process with storyboards and production timelines. Discover different techniques for capturing screenshots, screencasts, and slide content, as well as recording quality audio. Learn how to include meaningful highlights and animations that enhance learning (not distract from it). Walk away with new tips and ideas to develop effective eLearning at your library.

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Original broadcast May 3, 2018 

Biography ~ Crystal Schimpf

Crystal is a librarian and a trainer, with a passion for instructional design, training, and technology. As founder of Kixal, she provides innovative, transformative training for libraries on a wide range of topics. She has provided training on projects for the Urban Libraries Council’s Edge Initiative, the Public Library Association’s Project Outcome, DigitalLearn.org, TechSoup’s monthly webinar series for libraries, and Infopeople’s Building an Effective Learning Culture project. She regularly presents at conferences, including recent programs at ALA, PLA, ARSL, and LITA.