Background Information

This section of the tool provides background information you may need before planning and developing your learning design.

This information:

  • defines learning design
  • provides information about learning theories and their relationship to successful learning design
  • outlines one approach to scoping a learning design to suit the needs of a specific target audience and teaching purpose.
considering information

It will be useful for teachers with minimum or no experience in learning design that prefer to gain some background knowledge before attempting to develop resources.

If you are an experienced teacher or learning designer, you may choose to go directly to Part B of this guide.

Select a topic on the left to read more or select Part B to create your design.