Instructional Design

The concept of Instructional Design. Models, theories, trends, pitfalls, and anything you need to know, written from our Instructional Design experts.

September 1, 2014

How To Choose The Right Instructional Design PhD Program

If you're interested in Instructional Design at the University level, or if you want to expand your instructional design knowledge base even further, then you may want to consider an instructional design PhD program. These programs are ideally suited for those who have prior experience in the educational sector and want to gain a more comprehensive understanding of Instructional Design technologies, theories, and models. In this guide I'll highlight some Universities that you may want to consider, but first I'll share some tips that will help you choose the right instructional design PhD program for you.
by Christopher Pappas
August 5, 2014

How to Be a Successful Freelance Virtual Instructional Designer: Part 1

Whether you’re just entering the market as a virtual instructional design freelancer, or you’ve been doing it for a while and want to be busier, this post is for you! SweetRush’s instructional design team lead Catherine Davis offers a two-part series on how to succeed as a virtual instructional design freelancer, starting with eight tips to land freelance projects.
by Catherine Davis
July 9, 2014

Becoming an Instructional Designer - What does it take?

In today's consumer-driven economy, few fields of specialization are well defined and clearly remarked. That's because "specialists" today need to continually evolve in order to meet the changing demands of their professions. As they morph their skill sets to fulfill new and emerging customer requirements, the body of knowledge of their professions evolve too. This article is the first in a series about breaking into Instructional Design. Check it out and learn the top Instructional Design competencies needed to become a successful Instructional Designer.
by Marina Arshavskiy