The five Cs will help you to plan, design, create, optimize and commercialize your online learning.
If you’re starting a new project, go through each of the 5Cs in order, downloading the free resources to get tips, checklists, templates and guides for each stage of your project.
And if you’re facing a particular challenge, use our interactive 5C Toolkit to find a resource that can help you right now.
The first step of the 5C Framework helps you to shape the problem, so that you can shape your solution. To set your project up for success you need a plan, right from the outset, that gives clarity on:
The next step in the 5C Framework is to turn what you know about your audience’s needs into a vision for an effective and engaging piece of learning. You’ll need to:
Only once you’re armed with a plan and clear design concept should you start building your project in your authoring platform. For a streamlined, efficient development process:
The fourth ‘C’ is a game changer. The best learning professionals are using data to improve projects and inform future strategy: this guide will show you how.
The final C is all about making sure your product works for your business. This is key whether you are taking your product to market or simply keen to improve the ROI of digital learning. To deliver the goods, consider:
We’re a team of learning consultants at Elucidat. We’ve boiled down 50 years of collective experience to get to the essence of what’s needed to deliver a successful elearning project.
We’ve analysed what worked well – and what didn’t – across thousands of projects delivered to millions of learners, continually testing and iterating our theories. We’ve offered our best findings for free as our 5Cs guides.
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