Imagine you have a client who wants a highly interactive and a good looking course within a tight timeframe and an even tighter budget! You know you have minimal resources and a lot of work to be done in a short time. This is where templates can come to your rescue!
Designing an eLearning course is not simple, but templates help ease things while developing a course. This post will shed some light on a few reasons why templates are good for your eLearning course.
They’re flexible – E-learning Templates are extremely flexible and easy to edit. A template can be customized to meet the course requirements. They lend consistency to the eLearning course. Templates can be updated regularly when it comes to new requirements in the e-learning course or any new feature in the e-learning authoring tool. Take a look at a few interactivity templates created in Articulate Storyline.
They’re easy-to-use – Having a set of pre-defined templates helps you choose different presentation patterns for different subjects. And, as the template is pre-defined, you don’t need to worry about programming and triggers. All you need to do is select the right template for the right kind of information and you’re done! Have a look at different e-learning templates created for different subjects.
They’re time-saving – The best thing about having a library of e-learning templates is that you save a lot time during course development. You don’t need to create new components, and you can create top-notch e-learning courses by using existing templates. A template not only saves time but also reduces labor costs and ensures a high quality output. And the best part is you can reuse a template as many times as you want.
They help avoids technical errors – A pre-defined template is tried and tested and hence contains few errors. This goes a long way in the development of a high quality online course.
These are just a few reasons why you should use templates in the development of your eLearning course. How do you use templates? We’d love to know.