Show Off Your Skills with Digital Credentials 🏅

The IDOL courses Academy℠ program helps you develop your skills and instructional design job application assets through five levels of credentials.

IDOL courses® partners with Credly to provide digital credentials on the Acclaim platform, which empowers individuals to capture opportunities, and enables organizations to measure impact.

IDOL courses Academy℠ uses the power of Acclaim for your benefit. It provides you with widely recognized digital credentials to represent the skills you demonstrate in our program.

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IDOL courses AcademyLearning Designer

Earners have demonstrated the ability to apply the instructional design ADDIE process to create an online portfolio and a minimum of 3 separate learning designs. Earners are able to select, edit, design, and modify a website.

These candidates are able to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate learning designs for a corporate audience. Earners are also able to pass an assessment for their knowledge of instructional design principles and theories.

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Level 1: eLearning Development

Earners have demonstrated the ability to start with a provided storyboard and develop all the assets for course design. Earners are able to create job aids, instructional scripts, animations in Vyond®, and screen capture videos.

These candidates are able to create and edit eLearning courses in the Articulate Storyline® authoring tool using both basic and advanced interactions for a variety of purposes and situations.

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Level 2: Instructional Designer

Earners have demonstrated the ability to work with clients and subject matter experts to evaluate problems and design sound learning solutions. Earners are able to complete a needs assessment, identify an appropriate learning approach, apply learning theory, design a learning solution, analyze select technologies, and evaluate learning design.

These candidates are able to analyze problems and design learning solutions for a variety of purposes and situations.

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Level 3: IDOL Consultant

Earners have demonstrated the ability to work with clients and subject matter experts to evaluate problems and design sound learning solutions.

Earners are able to justify and describe their design thinking through case studies added to assets on their online portfolio.

These candidates are able to identify, select, and implement the appropriate technologies to serve the best interest of the organization and its learners.

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Level 4: Master IDOL

Earners have demonstrated the ability to complete workplace learning solutions from start to finish for either a client or company.

Earners are able to conduct performance analysis to identify goals, gaps, or opportunities and use their skills to design and develop performance improvement solutions to address performance gaps.

These candidates are able to partner with businesses by performing a needs assessment, data analysis, communication, problem-solving, facilitation, and coaching.

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Additional Badges You Can Earn

Storyline® for IDOLs®: Articulate Storyline® Skilled

By the end of this course students are skilled in the Articulate Storyline® software.

They are able to identify and interact with the user interface, create their first project, add buttons and hotspots, add layers and lightboxes, add drag and drop interactions, create user input interactions, insert media and audio, add animations and transitions, create quizzes, and publish the files for review, the LMS, or in HTML formats.

Learners demonstrate and apply each skill throughout the course.

 
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IDOL® Movie Magic™: Professional Vyond® Animations

Earners are able to create professional Vyond® animations. They know how to use the Vyond® software and apply the basic principles of animation to their videos.

These candidates have demonstrated the correct application of the principal features of Vyond. They are able to design and develop an animation in Vyond® for a variety of purposes and situations.

 
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Genially® for IDOLs®: Genially® Skilled

By the end of this course students are skilled in the Genailly® eLearning software.

They are able to identify and interact with the user interface, create their first project, add buttons, hotspots, layers, and lightboxes, add drag and drop interactions, create scenarios and games, insert media and audio, add animations and transitions, create quizzes, and publish the files for review, embed, or in HTML formats.

Learners demonstrate and apply each skill throughout the course.

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IDOL 💚 Canva Skilled

By the end of this course, students are skilled in the Canva graphic design application. They are able to identify and interact with the user interface, create their first project, add elements, images, animations, and publish to social media or download them directly.

Learners are also able to use Canva's advanced features to create videos, gifs, animations, presentations, and create eLearning assets.

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Camtasia Skilled

Earners have demonstrated the ability to start with a provided script and voiceover to develop high-quality videos with TechSmith's Camtasia software.

Earners are able to create intros, outros, scenes, annotations, add music, select animations, apply transitions, and render videos appropriate for the platform. These candidates are skilled in video production and editing with Camtasia.

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IDOL courses® eLearning Consultant: Project Management

Earners of the eLearning Consultant Project Management badge have a fundamental understanding of managing an eLearning project. They have the ability to create and execute eLearning development projects from start to finish.

These candidates have demonstrated the correct application of eLearning Project Management through a comprehensive exercise in creating a project plan template.

 
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Mentor

The IDOL courses Academy

is the only implementation program of its kind that not only shows you exactly how to create your job application assets and build a portfolio from scratch, but it also includes credentials, mentorship, and paid experience opportunities in instructional design and online learning.

The IDOL® Mentors are selected alumni from the Academy who reached their instructional design goals in the program and encourage others with support and feedback along their journey.

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IDOL courses Academy℠ Coach

The IDOL courses Academy℠ is the only implementation program of its kind that not only shows you exactly how to create your job application assets and build a portfolio from scratch, but it also includes credentials, mentorship, and paid experience opportunities in instructional design and online learning.

The Academy Coaches are selected alumni from the Academy who reached their instructional design goals in the program and encourage others with support and feedback along their journey.

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