• Erika J Nelsen - Instructional Design Portfolio



  • Featured projects

    Courses and microlearning activities are featured here.

    Link to health literacy course

    Health Literacy

    Impact through understanding

    This course was designed to teach fundamental concepts of health literacy to residents, and ultimately, to improve the communication between providers and patients.

    Link to inventory management course

    Concepts of Lean Management

    Foundational supply chain education

    This module introduced the concept of lean management.

    Link to vaccine hesistancy course

    Vaccine Hesistancy

    Conversations and dialogue

    This microlearning gives examples of how pediatricians can discuss vaccines with parents while addressing their concerns through the use of two scenarios.

  • Portfolio

    Instructional Design examples

  • Explainer Video: Universal Design for Learning

    Explainer Video: Universal Design for Learning

    An explainer video was created to review the Universal Design for Learning Guidelines. It was produced in Videoscribe. Graphics are from the Noun Project as well as udlguidelines.cast.org. Audio was created using AI voice technology (PlayHT).

    CAST (2018). Universal Design for Learning Guidelines version 2.2. Retrieved from http://udlguidelines.cast.org

    Transcript is available at https://storage.googleapis.com/tricornbonsairobot/portfolio/explainer/whiteboard-udl.pdf.
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    Universal Design for Learning
    Video Lecture: Eight Deadly Wastes

    Video Lecture: Eight Deadly Wastes

    This video explains the Eight Deadly Wastes, a concept in lean manufacturing. The video was produced by a production agency. I selected the actor that was cast, edited the script for clarity, choose the images and video clips, and worked with a graphic designer on select images.
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    Eight Deadly Wastes
    Orientation: Supply Chain Procurement Certificate

    Orientation: Supply Chain Procurement Certificate

    This video orients new students to the Supply Chain Procurement Certificate - including how it is structured, how to obtain the certificate and tips of success.

    Voiceover was created using WellSaid.
    Video was created and subtitled in Camtasia.
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    Orientation: Supply Chain Procurement Certificate
    Self-Paced Module: Introduction to Inventory Management

    Self-Paced Module: Introduction to Inventory Management

    This module introduces the role of inventory management in the organization, basic inventory flows, classes of inventory, and overview of the inventory planning process.

    This module was produced in Articulate Rise. I reviewed the content, added it into Articulate Rise, adjusted or created images in PowerPoint, sourced stock photos, and created the course structure and activities. It was published and hosted in the BenchPrep LMS as part of a larger course.
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    Introduction to Inventory Management
    Instructor Resources: Foundations of Distribution and Logistics

    Instructor Resources: Foundations of Distribution and Logistics

    Instructor resources including Slides, Case Studies, and instructor-led learning activities were created to support each of the foundational supply chain courses. Please contact me if you wish to review these examples. Screenshots are porvided below. Instructor and student workbooks were in Word, PDF, with thumbnails of slides. Instructor slides were created in PowerPoint.
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    Foundations of Supply Chain Management
    Video:  Motor Delays Early Identification

    Video: Motor Delays Early Identification

    This video was recorded for a Motor Delays course at AAP. A videographer recorded children walking down the hall at a local children's hospital. I worked with the subject matter expert, a professor pediatrics, and had him describe what was happening as the child walked down the hall. I then wrote the voiceover script, sourced a voiceover artist and provided it to our multimedia developer.
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    Motor Delays Early Identification
  • by the numbers

    What have I worked on? Here is a sample of statistics from some of my projects.

    4,000 seats

    Subscriptions purchased to self-paced course library

    Team Spirit Award in 2012

    Lead instructional designer on client with 25+ online graduate courses


    Net promoter score for a certificate

    499 Course Registrations

    495 Completions

    Influenza course

    2018 - present

    Certified Professional in Talent Development

    60 new courses

    Managed instructional design for courses over nine term starts with eight instructional designers