INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND eLEARNING SERVICES
Highlights of the eLearning services offered through the Center include:
- Collaborating with subject matter experts and clients to align training with learning goals and objectives.
- Assisting with design and development of training content and courses for the online learning environment.
- Providing consultation on and conducting instructional needs assessments.
- Utilizing a wide variety of eLearning authoring tools, including Adobe, SoftChalk and Lectora, and Web 2.0 tools to design and develop interactive and engaging online learning opportunities.
- Advising subject matter experts and clients on how to implement best practices in the online learning environment.
- Developing and monitoring eLearning design and development project schedules and contracts.
- Researching, evaluating, and integrating new and emerging eLearning trends and technology to foster professional development for public health professionals.
The Center collaborates with the Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence on the development of several modules. The first two modules designed focus on:
- Describing the steps in a foodborne disease outbreak investigation and the critical role of environmental health and environmental assessments in the prevention and control of foodborne disease.
- Providing instructions for the collection, packaging, and shipping of enteric and outbreak specimens for Colorado Public Health Agencies.
Tobacco Prevention Modules
The Center collaborates with the State Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership at CDPHE and Creative Media Solutions to develop a series of online modules for individuals working in tobacco control in local communities.
Partnership with CDPHE Injury, Suicide & Violence Prevention Branch & Children's Hospital Colorado
The Center collaborates with the Injury, Suicide and Violence Prevention Branch at CDPHE to design and publish an eLearning course for parents of teens to identify current Graduated Driver License (GDL) laws and restrictions. This training includes three sub-modules: introduction to Colorado’s GDL laws, teaching your teen to drive, and parent/teen driving contract.
The Center collaborates with CDPHE and the Children’s Hospital Colorado to design and develop an online training to implement a standardized Means Restriction Education Program within the emergency department at the Children’s Hospital. This training is available to the emergency department personnel in the hospital. The Center also advises Children’s Hospital on hosting the eLearning courses and pre and post data collection.
9Health Fair Access to Health Modules
The Center partnered with 9Health Fair to develop two modules for 9Health Fair Volunteers: Improving Access to Health in Colorado and Taking Action to Improve Health in Colorado.
Digital Stories on Leadership
With funding from the Center’s HRSA-funded Colorado Public Health Training Center grant, RIHEL developed a series of digital stories on Exemplary Leadership in Public and Environmental Health.