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Learning Plan

Learning plan topics include information that enables instructors to plan a lesson, module, or course delivery.

Elements

title element
Entitles a topic, a section, or a container element.
short description element
Illustrates the topic purpose in two or three sentences (no more than 50 words). May provide content for tooltips and search engines.
Learning Plan Body element
The main element of a Learning plan topic.
Learning Project element
Provides descriptive information about the project plan for your instructional content.
Learning Needs Analysis element
Describes the needs behind the learning objectives declared in the relevant Learning Goals element.
Learning Gap Analysis element
Compares the current learners' skills or knowledge with the expected skills or knowledge.
Learning Intervention element
Describes the teaching strategies and delivery of your instructional content.
Learning Technical element
Provides technical requirements of your instructional content.

Guidelines

Keep these guidelines in mind when creating Learning plan topics:

  • To efficiently fill in the Learning Needs Analysis element, refer to the relevant Learning Goals element. For more information, see Learning Needs Analysis.
  • You can use conditional processing to exclude the Learning plan topics from the output. For more information, see Conditional Processing Overview.
  • If the instructional content is delivered by different instructors, ensure that your Learning plan topics are sufficiently detailed.

Learning Project

The Learning Project element contains elements that are intended to provide descriptive information about the project plan for your instructional content.

Structure

Learning projects can contain the following elements:

  • Learning Project element
    1. title element
    2. Learning Client element
    3. Learning Course Identification Number element
    4. Learning Delivery Date element
    5. Learning Plan Description element
    6. Learning Plan Prerequisites element

Elements

title element
Entitles a topic, a section, or a container element.
Learning Client element
Specifies the person or company that receives the training.
Learning Course Identification Number element
Provides the course, module, or lesson identifier. For example, the Learning Course Identification Number element can be a part number of your asset.
Learning Delivery Date element
Specifies the delivery date of a course, module, or lesson.
Learning Plan Description element
Provides the description of a learning plan.
Learning Plan Prerequisites element
Specifies the prerequisites that learners should meet to fully leverage a lesson, module, or course.

Example

Figure 1. Learning Project Example
learning project example

Learning Needs Analysis

The Learning Needs Analysis element contains elements used to describe the needs behind the learning objectives declared in the relevant Learning Goals element.

Structure

  • Learning Needs Analysis element
    1. title element
    2. Learning Organizational element
      1. Learning General Description element
      2. Learning Goals element
      3. Learning Needs element
      4. Learning Organizational Constraints element
    3. Learning Plan Audience element
      1. Learning General Description element
      2. Learning Age element
      3. Learning Background element
      4. Learning Knowledge element
      5. Learning Motivation element
      6. Learning Specific Characters element
    4. Learning Task element
      • Learning Task Item element
      • Learning Task Item element

Elements

Learning Organizational element
Provides information about the learning requirements of a given organization.
Learning General Description element
Provides a general description.
Learning Goals element
Specifies the learning goals of a lesson, module, or a course.
Learning Needs element
Specifies the learners' needs behind the learning goals.
Learning Organizational Constraints element
Specifies the constraints that may prevent the instructional content from being successfully presented or acquired.
Learning Plan Audience element
Specifies the learners' characteristics.
Learning Age element
Specifies the learners' age group.
Learning Background element
Characterizes the learners' background relevant to the lesson plan.
Learning Knowledge element
Characterizes the learners' knowledge relevant to the lesson plan.
Learning Motivation element
Specifies the reasons why the learners might want to take the course, module, or lesson.
Learning Specific Characters element
Provides specific learners' characteristics like learning disabilities or physical handicaps.
Learning Task element
A container for Learning Task Item elements.
Learning Task Item element
Describes what specifically needs to be done to satisfy the learning plan.

Example

Figure 2. Learning Needs Analysis Example
Learning Needs Analysis Example

Learning Gap Analysis

Compares the current learners' skills or knowledge with the expected skills or knowledge.

Structure

  • Learning Gap Analysis element
    1. title element
    2. Learning Gap Item element
      1. Learning Plan Objective element
      2. Learning Job Task Analysis Item element
      3. Learning Gap Delta element

Elements

title element
Entitles a topic, a section, or a container element.
Learning Gap Item element
Describes the gaps between the instructional content objectives and Learning Job Task Analysis Item element.
Learning Plan Objective element
Specifies what needs to be done to bridge the learning gap.
Learning Job Task Analysis Item element
Describes the Job Task Analysis (JTA) in relation to a given objective.
Learning Gap Delta element
Specifies the gap between the Learning Plan Objective element and Learning Job Task Analysis Item element.

Example

Figure 3. Learning Gap Analysis Example
Learning Gap Analysis Example

Learning Intervention

Describes the teaching strategies and delivery of your instructional content.

Structure

  • Learning Intervention element
    1. title element
    2. Learning Intervention Item element
      1. Learning Learning Strategy element
      2. Learning Assessment element
      3. Learning Delivery element

Elements

Learning Intervention Item element
Specifies the instructional content architecture.
Learning Learning Strategy element
Specifies how the instructional content is divided. For example, how a course is divided into modules and lessons.
Learning Assessment element
Specifies the assessments included in the instructional content. For example, describes the final exam.
Learning Delivery element
Specifies the manner in which the instructional content is delivered.

Example

Figure 4. Learning Intervention Example
Learning Intervention Example

Learning Technical

Provides technical requirements of your instructional content.

Structure

  • Learning Technical element
    1. title element
    2. Learning Classroom element
    3. Learning Constraints element
    4. Learning Download Time element
    5. Learning Security element

Elements

title element
Entitles a topic, a section, or a container element.
Learning Classroom element
Provides the classroom environment description.
Learning Constraints element
Specifies the technical or organizational constraints that may affect the effective course delivery.
Learning Download Time element
Specifies the instructional content download time limit.
Learning Security element
Specifies the security details of course delivery.

Example

Figure 5. Learning Technical Example
Learning Technical Example