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The 8-Step Storyboard Process

Updated: Feb 26

How to Create a Storyboard for Your eLearning Course

Storyboarding Visualization
Storyboarding Visualization

Creating a storyboard for an eLearning course has several benefits, including:

  1. Visualizing the Course: A storyboard provides a visual representation of the entire eLearning course, including the course structure, flow, and content. This helps the instructional designer, graphic designer, and other stakeholders to get a better understanding of the course content and its overall structure.

  2. Ensuring Course Consistency: A storyboard helps to ensure that the course content is consistent across all modules and sections. It helps to identify any gaps or inconsistencies in the course material before development begins, thereby reducing the time and effort needed for revisions and modifications later.

  3. Facilitating Collaboration: A storyboard facilitates collaboration between the instructional designer, graphic designer, and any stakeholders involved in the course development process. It allows them to share their ideas and suggestions for improving the course, and to work together to create something that is cohesive and effective.

At Cobblestone Consulting, we most often use the storyboard setup up below for our eLearning courses.

Cobblestone Consulting Storyboard Template
Cobblestone Storyboard Template

Storyboard Best Practices:

1. Define Learning Objectives

Clearly define the learning objectives for the lesson as this will help you stay focused and ensure that the content you create aligns with the desired outcomes. Be sure you use objectives that define what the learner will be able to do at the conclusion of the lesson.

Storyboards define lesson objectives
eLearning Lesson Objectives

2. Identify Key Content

3. Organize Content

4. Define Interactivity

5. Determine Visuals

6. Write the Script

7. Review and Revise

8. Sharing and Feedback

By following these steps, you can create a comprehensive and effective storyboard for your eLearning lesson.

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