First Things First: Using Design Documents to Promote Learning

Kiana Hughes - Ellie Mae, Inc.

Kiana Hughes

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Time: 1:30 - 2:40

First Things First: Using Design Documents to Promote Learning

Kiana Hughes holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Augustana College and a Master of Arts in Communications and Training from Governors State University. She has more than a decade of experience in instructional design and curriculum development for Web based, instructor led, and blended courses. Kiana has been an instructional design consultant for over eight years, conducting gap analysis, creating design documents, and developing storyboards and course materials for an impressive array of corporations and academic institutions, including the U.S. Army, AT&T, CNA Insurance, Kaplan Higher Education and National Louis University. She is also an adjunct instructor at Prairie State College in the south suburban Chicago area, where she has taught Principles of Communications for seven years. Currently, Kiana is an Education Specialist for AllRegs/Ellie Mae, Inc., where she designs and develops self-paced continuing education courses using Lectora Inspire.

 

Breakout Session: First Things First: Using Design Documents to Promote Learning

A design document is like a construction blueprint. It is the researched, analyzed and vetted plan for moving forward with the building project. In this session you’ll learn how to save time, money, and effort, as well as ensure quality, consistency and instructional soundness by planning your course on paper before tackling the technology.