Category Archives: Project Resources

How well do you know ADDIE?

(Really?) Take the self-assessment at the end of Chapter 4 of the newly published book, An Overview of Training and Development: Why Training Matters.

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Worksheet: Establishing Quality Guidelines for the Instructional or Information Product

This is a worksheet to guide you through the process of establishing product guidelines for a project. Editorial guidelines Primary style guide ________________________ Primary dictionary ________________________ Corporate (organizational) extensions (state where they are documented and who is responsible for them) … Continue reading

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Template for Preparing a Project Charter

Part 1:Purpose of the project.Explore: Why is the organization undertaking it? What benefit does the organization hope to receive at the end? _______________________________________________ Part 2:Scope of the project.State what the project covers and, if needed, what it does not cover. … Continue reading

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Worksheet: Scheduling a Project

This is a worksheet to identify the specific milestones in a project. Note that the types of milestones reported to a sponsor differ from those needed to actually develop a course or communication product. One of the challenges of scheduling … Continue reading

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Worksheet: Preparing the Budget for a Project

Worksheet: Preparing the Budget for a Project¬†(For details, see posts related to Project Management 4. Establish the Budget.) Type of Expense Specific Expense Cost Labor Need analysis Information design Writing Editing Graphics Production Programming Project management SME time (if appropriate) … Continue reading

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Worksheet for a Project File

Processes Before developing new content, designers should check the repository of existing resources: topics, illustrations, instructional sequences, activities, visual presentations, and pre- and post-assessments for e-learning. Request management approval for development of new resources.¬† Managers should ask why existing resources … Continue reading

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Worksheet: Staffing a Course Design or Technical Communication Project

Worksheet: Staffing a Course Design or Technical Communication Project (For instructions on how to staff a project, see posts related to Project Management 5. Identify the Project Team and Members’ Responsibilities.) Roles to be Filled in the Sponsor Organization Executive … Continue reading

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