Design thinking is the process that helps eLearning professionals to solve the training and development challenges of the client and meet their performance goals.
Stages of design thinking
Stage 1: Determine learning challenges.
Analyze the learning problems of your audience. Talk with members of the organization to figure out what knowledge the learners lack.
Stage 2: Define the reasons behind the learning challenges.
Hold interviews or conduct surveys to understand why the organization experiences this specific learning problems.
Stage 3: Creative and development.
Come up with ideas that can solve the problem, choose the best ones and create a simple prototype of the training.
Stage 4: Approval and launch.
When your client approves the prototype of the training, you can start developing the full functionality of the eLearning course.
Stage 5: Analyze learning results.
Gather information about the learning results and whether your training meets the goals that have been set in the beginning of the process.