Feeling like creating an online course is too complicated?

From chapter length to what kind of lessons you should have in your course, to how to create a good video lesson, there's a lot of decisions to make and learning when you get started making your first course.

We know you don't want to let your students down.
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Learn how to confidently create great student experiences

This free training will help you jump the content hurdle.

During this course you'll design a curriculum with learning design best practices mind. Then, you'll get how-to guides for creating video lessons, text lessons, quizzes and more.

By the end of this course, you'll have a course that your students will love to learn with.
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By the end of this course, you will...

  • Learn why great student experiences grow your business

    We'll show you how great student experiences have helped Thinkific users create and grow online businesses successfully already

  • Draft a course curriculum designed for student success

    Get a crash course in learning design and get best practices for lesson creation so your students can find success with you faster

  • Confidently choose the right lesson format

    No more guesswork! You'll be able to confidently decide when to use video, text, downloads, quizzes, surveys, and other lessons types in your course

  • Produce multimedia lesson content without spending thousands

    We'll show you how to produce a professional video and other multimedia content in less time and for less money.

  • Add more value to your course by creating great learning supports

    We'll show you how to put together effective downloads, quizzes, assignments, and other learning supports for your students

  • Create your course and add your content in Thinkific

    We'll walk you through using Thinkific to build your online course from your curriculum and lesson content so you can launch faster

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Learn student experience best practices and how to put them into action

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Explore the course curriculum

This course takes under 2 hours to complete

  • 01

    Welcome to this course!

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    • Welcome! 👋
    • How to use this course
    • Before you begin...
  • 02

    Plan your student experience

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    • How great student experiences help you grow your business
    • Mapping your learning journey
    • Drafting your course curriculum
    • Learning check: Plan your student experience
  • 03

    Produce lesson content

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    • Choosing a lesson format
    • Creating text & image lessons
    • Creating a video lesson
    • Creating downloadables
    • Creating assessments
    • Learning check: Producing lesson content
  • 04

    Create a course in Thinkific

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    • Creating your online course
    • Adding your lessons
    • Adding learning supports
    • Testing your student experience
  • 05

    Next steps

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    • What happen's next?
    • Before you go...

Meet your instructor

Aaron Morin is the Lead Educator for Thinkific, the most trusted platform for creating and selling online courses.

Through the Thinkific training site, dozens of online courses, almost a hundred webinars, and countless coaching hours, Aaron has learned what works best for entrepreneurs leveraging Thinkific and courses to grow their online businesses.

Now he wants to help you grow yours! Aaron and the Thinkific team are waiting to take the first steps towards online course success together with you. Let's get started!

Aaron Morin

Lead Educator at Thinkific

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What students are saying about this course

Meg Parker

“After taking this course, I feel like I'm starting to go into the correct direction of getting my 1st recorded online course finalized sooner then later.”

“After taking this course, I feel like I'm starting to go into the correct direction of getting my 1st recorded online course finalized sooner then later.”

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Issa Oré

“I enjoyed this training thoroughly. Since I am already working on the design of a course it has helped me clarify details to keep in mind. Thank you!”

“I enjoyed this training thoroughly. Since I am already working on the design of a course it has helped me clarify details to keep in mind. Thank you!”

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Lucy Daniels

“I was happy finding out that I can startup with much help for free.. its simply amazing... thumbs up to Thinkific ”

“I was happy finding out that I can startup with much help for free.. its simply amazing... thumbs up to Thinkific ”

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Randy Rolfe

“It is just what I needed to understand all the moving parts of my online course.”

“It is just what I needed to understand all the moving parts of my online course.”

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Alan Edwards

“The course was very detailed and informative.”

“The course was very detailed and informative.”

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Frank Hes

“Useful, clear and nice to follow for a beginner ”

“Useful, clear and nice to follow for a beginner ”

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