Welcome to the Center for Learning Design & Technology

Engineering Innovative, High-Quality Learning Experiences
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Full-Service Learning Design & Technology Support

Everything we do begins with quality instruction. Whether you’re delivering lectures in a state-of-the-art virtual teaching studio or facilitating asynchronous teachable moments in online courses, our team is committed to your success in the classroom. The CLDT team consults on evidence-based learning design principles, offers friendly and efficient technical assistance, constructs innovative and accessible learning environments, and hosts faculty development sessions

Teaching & Technology Support

We provide faculty resources and direct technical support for course design, management, and delivery at the Whiting School of Engineering. Visit our Teaching & Technology Support Center to access self-service resources that address common issues and guide users through our most popular tools. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Our team is ready to tackle any technical challenge. Let us know how we can help.   

JHU WSE Center for Learning Design & Technology
Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering Faculty Forward Academy

Learning Design

Our team of learning design experts partners with WSE faculty to implement the latest research-backed practices in online, face-to-face, or blended classrooms. Whether you are looking to design a new course, redesign an existing course, or fine-tune specific instructional components, we are available to help.   


Our team of media specialists builds and maintains multimedia systems for the Whiting School of Engineering and provides a range of media services from audio-visual (A/V) support to instructional media production and marketing promos. We operate several well-equipped campus studios and have a top-of-the-line mobile production kit for on-location productions. Our services include pre-production planning, videography, screen captures, voice-over productions, video editing, and graphic design to enhance instructional materials.

JHU WSE faculty Ralph Etienne-Cummings using an instructional studio
Faculty Forward Academy with facilitator Olysha Magruder

Faculty Development

Our Faculty Forward Academy aims to cultivate a culture of curiosity, exploration, and innovation in teaching and learning and to create a rich and vibrant learning community of engineering faculty in order to best support students at the Whiting School of Engineering. We offer practical, hands-on faculty development sessions, individual consultations, and a wealth of resources to help your teaching evolve alongside pedagogical best practices.

Learning Technology

Our goal is to help faculty use learning technology effectively and incorporate tools into the classroom that enhance learning for students—both online and on campus. When implemented thoughtfully and with the student experience in mind, learning technology can create a more engaging and inclusive learning experience for all students. 

JHU WSE Faculty using lightboard technology to enhance lecture

Recent News

CLDT Migrating Course Video from Kaltura to Panopto

Migration from Kaltura to Panopto  The Center for Learning Design and Technology is excited to share that beginning with the Spring 2024 term we are upgrading to the Panopto video…

Digital Accessibility Events at WSE on May 18th

In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, WSE is raising awareness of digital accessibility and highlighting upcoming training and events. Course content and student-facing university resources are points of contact…

CLDT Hosts Discussion on Creating Assignments in the ChatGPT Era

The emergence of several innovative AI models for content creation has highlighted the importance of designing effective assignments to reinforce learning, and providing guidelines to help students navigate this frontier…