Content Author Training Series

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Description | Plan | Design |  Develop | Maintain

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The Content Authoring Training Series has been specifically designed for rapid content publishing on the CLP yet ensures your content is educationally sound.  Through the training series, you will learn how to create content on the CLP by planning educational content, add learning activities, knowledge park articles, news, training events and more!

Be sure to join the CLP Content Strategy and the CLP Websites, Updates & Maintenance Groups using the links below. Other CLP Content Author experts would love to help you and share their stories! CLP Content Strategy Group and CLP Websites, Updates & Maintenance


Have too much or too little material? The first step to creating great educational content is planning. The CLP offers a verity of channels that will help you deliver different content types and engage the audience you have in mind. The Planning Offerings can help you identify and align content to your audiences, develop a content strategy, and help you design educationally sound learning content.
Planning Content for the CLP

Not sure where your content belongs in the CLP? In this learning activity, you’ll learn how to contribute content to the CLP and create a CLP Content Plan. Find Out More

Writing for the Web

Have content but not sure how to present it on the CLP? The Distance Learning Team has offered this educational offering to help make your content understandable, scannable and searchable. Find Out More

How Micro-learning Changes Organizations

Looking to make the biggest impact with your content?  Use the methods discussed in this guide coupled with the learning activity builder in CLP to cut through the noise of training and create targeted performance improvements training. Find Out More

CLP offers rapid development templates for all of your content. Whether you are creating a news or training event, learning activities or information and education to share from the knowledge park, the CATS Design offerings can help you design educationally sound content that is targeted for rapid performance support.
CLP Content Capabilities and Examples

This slide deck offers a guide to the content capabilities of CLP and content design examples from other Content Authors. Find Out More

508 Compliance on the CLP

It is imperative that you and your content team create content that is 508 complaint. This Knowledge Park resource will help you understand how to keep your content compliant. 508 compliance rules may impact your content design. Find Out More

Designing Content for the CLP

Need a quick-start to create performance support training? In this 1-hour webinar, you will learn best practices when designing your CLP content and create an educationally sound outline for your first learning activity to help get you started! Contact the CLP Team to schedule a webinar. 

Don’t wait another moment! Begin developing your CLP educational material today. Through the hands-on workshops, you will create content using the CLP templates and rapid development methods provided by the CLP Team. Join the hands-on workshops where you can begin building your content and set deployment goals.
Build Your First Learning Activity

In this virtual workshop, CLP content authors will build their own Learning Activity in the CLP, which includes creating an Overview page, Sections, Lessons, and Assessment Questions, and begin to populate their learning activity with content. Contact the CLP Team to schedule a workshop. 

508 Guidance for CLP Video Content

Any visual media (including recorded webinars) shared on the CLP must be closed-captioned, and audio described. This offering will guide you on how to prepare your video to be 508 compliant. Find Out More

Content Author’s Design Tips

From one developer to another! (Coming in January)  the CLP Team has collected a series of tips and tricks when it comes to the technical aspects of content development on the CLP. This learning activity is geared to the experienced CLP Content Author. Some tips and tricks may require basic HTML knowledge.

Technical Guides: Step-by-Step Instructions for Content Authors and Approvers

Don’t let good content get old or old content get lost. The Maintenance offerings provided by the CLP Team and learn how to keep your content fresh, curate current content into fresh offerings, and develop both a short and long-term maintenance plan.
Pilot, Publish, and Maintain CLP Content

Join us for a 1-hour webinar to discuss a review/pilot process to ensure your content is ready to publish, review publishing attributes to ensure your content is searchable, and discuss an approach to building both short and long-term content maintenance plans. Contact the CLP Team to schedule a webinar. 

CLP Content Maintenance 

Content maintenance is a huge task that requires constant vigilance. It is important for content teams to keep their resources up to date by reviewing them at least once a month, and additionally every quarter. This ensures content stays current, accurate, and valuable. It also helps improve the user experience by removing dated resources that are not relevant to users thereby reducing clutter. Read More.


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