Rapid Instructional Design is an umbrella term – as far as I can see. There is no single definition or process which are being agreed by experts and designers as the “standard”. Among various concepts, I really like Meier’s Four-Phase Learning cycle (Preparation, Creative Presentation, Practice, and Performance) which matches perfectly with my approach to offline training. In Online eLearning, Thiagi’s Four door concept (Library, Playground, Cafe and Evaluation Center) – it helped me to finally “get” the method on edx and some of the courses on Coursera.
That being said, the assignment for this week seems to focus only on Rapid eLearning with the use of rapid authoring tool. This is my submission: