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Instructional design consulting made original

Here, at ELM, we eat, sleep, and breathe creativity. So, mix it with our expertise in designing eLearning courses and you have our instructional design consulting services.

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Creativity and more

We’re passionate about designing the most creative learning experiences for our customers. That means you—yes, you! How do we do it? Well, we gathered instructional designers that use creativity as a tool to create experiences that inspire growth and change. Plus, we believe that learning should be intuitive, empowering, meaningful, and exciting. We always put ourselves in the learner’s shoes. Our eLearning instructional design specialists will listen to you and understand your needs. They’ll know exactly how to help you achieve your training goals.

And guess what? They’re madly passionate about education and truly believe that knowledge changes the world for the better. They’re organized, curious, and they fiercely chase the answers to their questions.

Our process

We dig into the details of the subject matter and then identify key takeaways for your learners.

We also add edtech to the equation as well as user experience techniques. We know that learners learn best when we connect their hearts and minds. That’s our Neurolearning™ approach.

After we know your audience, we:

  • Analyze the goal of the course
  • Define a strategy for reaching that goal
  • Determine the learning objectives
  • Outline the content of the course according to the strategy
  • Write audio scripts

And once we design the course, our creative team creates the course, starting with storyboards.

Learning tailored to your needs

Every organization is unique, which means that a one-size-fits-all eLearning course might not satisfy all your needs. But don’t worry! We’re the instructional design agency that can help you.

We design highly customized learning experiences just for your learners. And when we say “just for your learners,” we mean it.

Our instructional designers make important decisions that lead your learners to achieving the course’s goal. Here are some questions they answer during the decision-making process:

  • eLearning or blended learning?
  • Microlearning?
  • Web-based or app-based?
  • Videos? Gamification? Storytelling?
  • How long should each learning activity last?
  • Assessment-based course progression? Optional parts? Self-paced?
  • What are the best assessment methods?

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Visual Storytelling

Learners are heroes and learning is their journey. ELM helps tell the story to engage and connect.

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Learning Measurement

How do you measure a learning experience? It might seem impossible, but we know that metrics are vital and data is beautiful. By working with you to define your objectives, we can build learning measurement tools into your program so you can easily see how learners are doing and how to support their learning journeys.

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Curriculum Blueprint/Roadmap

We believe that training is about the journey, which is why we help our clients develop comprehensive curriculum blueprints that focus on each individual step. Our eLearning roadmaps give you the confidence you need to keep learners on track and working toward personal and organizational goals.

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  • Instructional designers strongly believe in the disruptive power of digital experiences. That’s why they apply their knowledge about learning to digital environments—and how they inspire digital learners. On top of that, instructional designers:

    • Deliver the learning experience that customers need
    • Understand what works best for learners
    • Use the ultimate eLearning development tools

Case studies

Check out how we’ve taken inspired ideas and transformed them into workable realities for our clients.

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Gamified Onboarding Experience

How do you make a new work environment feel like home on day one? A large pet retailer wanted to increase confidence in new associates so they felt comfortable in their stores. Our eLearning design made first-day training a more interactive process with plenty of in-the-moment feedback to better prepare employees to make recommendations and guide customers through the store.

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Sony Music ILT Conversion

Sony was spending a lot of their training budget on logistics. From taking time off work to paying for travel, it was clear that their typical live instructor-led training wasn’t the most efficient use of funds. ELM helped Sony convert their robust training program into a video-based approach without losing out on the emotional connection and social interaction of more traditional methods.

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