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Instructional & Curriculum Design: Theory, Frameworks, Techniques & the "How To" of Implementation

8/1/2023, 8/8/2023

11:00 am - 1:00 pm PT | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET


Do you have to design, create, develop, or update a workshop, training or presentation for your organization? Unsure how to start the instructional design or curriculum development process? This workshop will give you a systematic, step-by-step approach to designing synchronous educational gatherings for both in-person and online. We will cover the following theories to use in your design process: ADDIE model of instructional design, Bloom’s Taxonomy, Andragogy, Gagne Nine Events of Instructions, Universal Design, Situated Learning Theory & Cognitive Apprenticeship. This workshop will provide you with strategies on how to determine potential learning outcomes based on overall goals and craft learning objectives. We will dig into scaffolding techniques to strengthen participants' understanding of the material and how to develop materials to support participants’ learning process including participant guides, handouts, and one-pagers. Do you have a training, workshop, or cohort-based program that you are looking to design, update or create? This is the workshop for you. Come with questions! You will also receive sample templates you can use to design your own curriculum or program.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals and organizations looking to design, update or create a a training, workshop or cohort based program.

What The Training Will Cover

Theories and Frameworks:

  • Review theories and frameworks to guide you through the curriculum development and instructional design 


  • Understand how to conduct an assessment to determine the  learning experience needed to meet organizational expectations

  • Using best practices in design, review how to write learning objectives that align outcomes and program goals 

  • Analyze how to select learning methods, media, group activities, and protocols to support the learning objectives

  • Understand how to design for equity to ensure you are serving  participants that are attending your learning experiences


  • Analyze scaffolding techniques to strengthen participants' understanding of the material

  • Understand how to develop a curriculum to match intended learning outcomes

Materials to support participant’s learning process:

  • Review how to create participant guidebooks, one-pagers, handouts, slides, and other tools to support educational gatherings

  • Analyze sample templates to develop your own materials to support the learning process


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Additional Information

This is an interactive workshop and must be restricted due to online training capacity. Each workshop session is live. Registrants receive slides & handouts. It is expected participants will be able to be on camera and able to unmute for some portions of the training to participate in discussions. Full recordings are not provided. This training must be done sequentially. If you miss a session, please reach out to

Looking to register 3+ people? Email us at to receive $5 off per registration!

Please Note: 

We do not offer any other discounts for this training other than the member rate. Upon registration, you will receive a link to participate in the training. Please check your inbox or spam folder.


This training is led by Dr. Leah Weiner who has a doctorate in education and psychology from Pepperdine University. Leah Weiner is the Founder and CEO of the Nonprofit Learning Lab. Leah’s approach to training focuses on making sure that the information provided helps participants solve a problem or create a solution related to their professional work.



1 hour of training = 1 credit hour



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