May 12, 2022

Using instructional design and learning technology services to improve workplace training and drive results

Do you have departmental training that you are developing? The Instructional Design and Learning Technology Services Section of YM Learning Academy can help you ensure your training is having an impact. Instructional Design and Learning Technology Services are dedicated to applying engaging instructional design patterns as well as providing innovative learning solutions to Yale Medicine. Our section offers a variety of services, such as:

  • Instructional design services, including support with:
    • To analyse
    • Design
    • Development
    • Implementation
    • Evaluation
  • Educational technology services, including identifying technological solutions for the development and delivery of educational content
  • e-learning development

What is Instructional Design?

Instructional design is the assessment of learning needs and the systematic process of designing, developing, and delivering high-quality learning materials and experiences to meet those needs. Learning materials and experiences created include e-learning modules, online courses, instructor-led training, cheat sheets, video tutorials, and more. Applying instructional design methodologies creates a more effective, accessible, and successful experience for learners and organizations.

What are learning technologies?

Learning technologies are tools that support or enhance the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of learning materials and programs. All learning materials and programs are unique in content, audience, and mode of delivery. It is important to identify and apply the appropriate tools for each learning experience.

How can instructional design and learning technologies help me and my team?

There are many ways instructional design and learning technology services can help you and your team. From reviewing existing programs to identify opportunities to improve engagement and results to creating new materials and programs from raw content. The best way to determine the level of service you need and the best route to take is to book a consultation by contacting [email protected]

Submitted by Barbara Steinberger on June 28, 2021