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Converting Technical Content to Training Material



Georgia L. Harris, Dana S. Leaman


This paper provides the basis for an interactive mini tutorial and covers how to convert technical content to training materials. It includes: defining the audience, writing learning objectives, designing content and activities to achieve objectives, engaging participants in learning activities using adult learning methods, and assessing the learning event to determine whether objectives have been met. Examples are provided from NCSLI resources. The instructional approach covers the Analysis, Design, and Development phases of the ADDIE instructional design model; due to time constrains, it will only briefly touch on Implementation and Evaluation phases. It also considers Bloom s Taxonomy and the ANSI/IACET standards for offering continuing education units as an Authorized Provider.
Proceedings Title
2010 NCSLI International Workshop & Symposium
Conference Dates
July 25-30, 2010
Conference Location
Providence, RI


Learning, Education, NCSLI, Training, IACET, ADDIE, Instructional Design


Harris, G. and Leaman, D. (2010), Converting Technical Content to Training Material, 2010 NCSLI International Workshop & Symposium, Providence, RI, [online], (Accessed June 15, 2024)


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Created July 28, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017