Storyboarding Best Practices

This session will discuss Storyboarding Best Practices including:

  • Standard Templates
  • Review Process
  • Accessibility Techniques
  • Revision Process


Debby Kalk, Cortex Interactive

Debby Kalk Debby Kalk is an instructional designer, project manager, and e-learning consultant with two decades of experience producing interactive, video, and classroom-based learning programs. She has developed training and customer education programs for companies such as USAA Insurance, Dell Computer, and Verizon Wireless. As co-founder and CEO of Cortex Interactive, she built a nationally-recognized, pioneering multimedia company that developed award-winning educational products for publishers such as Pearson, McGraw-Hill, and Harcourt. She is co-author of the textbook, Real World Instructional Design, published in 2005 by Wadsworth College Publishers, a unit of Thomson Learning. She has a BA in History, a BS in Radio-Television-Film, an MA in Instructional Technology, and is currently working on a PhD, all from the University of Texas at Austin.


Hiram Kuykendall, CTO, MicroAssist, Inc.

Hiram Kuykendall Hiram Kuykendall is a technical leader with over fifteen years of solid real world experience in application, infrastructure design, and E-Learning development. His specialties include software development management, database administration and system engineering. Mr. Kuykendall manages the development teams for numerous E-Learning sites both for the State of Texas and the private sector. Mr. Kuykendall has extensive experience dealing with accessibility issues from managerial and practical levels. Prior to joining MicroAssist in 1995, he accumulated extensive experience working for various Texas state agencies as well as the private sector. Mr. Kuykendall received his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Microsoft Certified Professional.


The presentation files for Hiram and Debby’s presentations are attached below (please note that you have to be logged into E-Learning Council to download).  The Storyboard Templates are available on MicroAssist’s sites at Storyboard Templates.

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  1. Keith Townsend says

    Debby and Hiram’s powerpoints are great BUT we were told that Hiram’s template would ALSO be made available. Any ideas on when that will occur? Please and thank you. 

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