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Design and Development of Instructional Content

Designing and Developing for Excellence

What do we mean by design and development of instructional content? It all starts with the stated goals and objectives for a given activity to present to students. We are a multi-campus medical school, which means collaboration is key! For each block, clerkship, and elective course, colleagues at all three campuses work together to create engaging and effective instructional activities.

General Course Organization Guidelines Heading link

Take a look at some of the guidelines we have put together for designing and developing content.

Designing Micro-Lectures / Video Tutorials Heading link

Also called podcasts, micro-lectures are short recorded videos that may or may not incorporate interactivity. There are no ‘silver bullets’ when designing and developing recorded video. It’s really impossible to please everyone all the time. Take a look at a more comprehensive section on this website about developing materials in this medium.