Scripting an Instructional Unit
- Is instructional writing the same as creative writing? Or is it a set of clear and direct instructions, disseminated in a simple way?
- Is there any framework that can be used for scripting?
- Does the medium impact the writing style – in other words is scripting for a textbook different from scripting for an E-Learning module? Or is scripting for material that will be displayed as a static web page different from scripting for video-based tutorials?
Scripting an Instructional Unit is an online course on instructional writing and it will provide you with answers to all these questions. This course will help you learn how to script for e-learning courses and videos.
Who should take this course?
- Content Developers with 0-4 years of experience.
- Instructional Designers with 0 – 4 years of experience.
- Trainers/Subject Matter Experts who want to improve their content writing skills.
How is this course designed?
This course is designed as follows:
- Episode 1: How is the development of learning material different from creative writing?
- Episode 2: Framework for Scripting: Gagne’s Model of Instruction
- Episode 3: Framework for Scripting: Kolb’s Experiential Model
- Episode 4: Scripting for Video-based Learning
- Episode 5: Deconstructing a Video Script
- Episode 6: Exhibits – Video Script, Traditional Online Learning Script
- Episode 7: Course-end Assessment (Includes an online assessment and a scripting assignment)