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Amanda Costa

Instructional Designer at Obsidian Learning
Instructional Designer with a background in technical writing and editing, international experience (20 years living and working in France), and a strong desire to avoid boring learners to tears.
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April 20, 2016

The Accidental Instructional Designer: Accidents Happen, And Cammy Bean Explains Why That’s OK

Cammy Bean’s 2014 book "The Accidental Instructional Designer" provides a unique perspective of the Instructional Design field: That of individuals who “accidentally” ended up working as learning professionals. It provides both an overview of the field and a wealth of practical tips for Instructional Designers who have come to realize that their accidental job has become a true vocation. Here’s what I got out of this insightful read.