CHAPTER 4

Develop Activities

Once a virtual training design is established, then the program is ready for development. In most traditional instructional design models (such as ADDIE), a design document gets created first, and then the program development begins. The design document outlines the program components, indicates which exercises will be done, and establishes the overall flow of the activities. The design document serves as documentation for necessary sign-offs among stakeholders. It also becomes the essential guide for the next instructional design phase: development.

During development, the design springs to life. Activities are fleshed out, role plays are scripted, scenarios are written, and materials get created. Think of it this ...

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