Instructional Design

The example shown here is for a Health Information Technology course titled “Instructional Design and Training for the Workplace.”

This course is an overview of learning management systems, instructional design theory, software tools, teaching techniques and strategies, evaluation of learner competencies, maintenance of training records, and measurement of training program effectiveness for adult learners working in the healthcare field.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Plan, design, develop (produce), deliver, and evaluate technology-based instruction according to sound instructional design models and principles.
  2. Describe the training cycle by the Instructional Systems Design method and the phases of the ADDIE model of instruction design given a population of adult learners.
  3. Plan and implement an instructional needs assessment given a specific population of users in a health care setting.
  4. Construct a lesson plan using appropriate instructional methods and approaches, given a specific population of learners.
  5. Construct an instructional product (such as an online tutorial) using the appropriate media-based instructional method.
  6. Create a custom PowerPoint presentation using the principles of effective presentation design for a particular training program.
  7. Demonstrate effective public speaking skills
  8. Demonstrate the proper operation of computer and AV equipment for a multimedia presentation.
  9. Plan and conduct learner assessment and program evaluation given different population contexts.
  10. Design an online training program for an LMS that adheres to the standards presented in the course.

This course has been taught in the Health Information Management Program at Passaic County Community College for students planning to work in the healthcare industry. The program combines general education, professional course work, and clinical experience at local health care facilities.