9 Questions To Ask Your SME When Developing A New Course

As Instructional Designers, we frequently partner with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to develop brand new courses. Use these 9 questions in your next meeting to get the information you need and produce the course that they want! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

6 Insider Secrets To Find The Best Subject Matter Expert For Your Next eLearning Project

Are you getting the most out of your Subject Matter Expert relationship? If you aren’t collaborating, then your Subject Matter Expert may not be able to uphold their end of the bargain. In this article, I’ll share 7 insider secrets to find the best Subject Matter Expert and form a successful partnership. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Influencing Without Authority In Instructional Design

As Instructional Designers, we are tasked with creating engaging, effective learning materials using our Instructional Design training to do so. Meanwhile, we rely heavily on our Subject Matter Experts so that our content is sound. Often, SMEs are colleagues from other departments or contacts from other organizations, and usually they do not report to us. This working relationship can pose a challenge, because most times SMEs aren’t held accountable to our same deadlines and goals. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.