Instructional Design Career

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April 29, 2016

eLearning On Purpose

How well does your job fit you? Is your personal purpose aligned to your company’s vision? Are you doing something you love for a company that shares your values, or are you plugging away for a paycheck, hoping it will all work out somehow?
by Ben Butina, Ph.D.
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.
by Amanda Costa
March 12, 2016

Instructional Design For eLearning Course

Have you been tasked with designing eLearning courses, but don’t know where to start? Are you interested in transitioning into Instructional Design or eLearning and need a place to get started? Or, maybe you are a seasoned Instructional Designer and eLearning professional who simply needs a refresher or wants to avoid the curse of creating boring courses. Well, I have some great news for you! I have recently launched an Instructional Design for eLearning course!
by Marina Arshavskiy
January 2, 2016

Staffing A K12 Online Course

Staffing responsibilities and hiring expectations for online learning environments vary greatly from that of traditional classroom environments. School leaders, counselors, and district level administrators are beginning to recognize the influence and power technology has on learning. Virtual learning programs have greater flexibility for meeting the needs of individual learners due to the frequent availability of web-based tools and resources. As learning institutions expand education offerings to include online learning components, administrators need to recognize the importance of providing a supporting faculty, who will be able to meet the needs of such a unique learning environment. Therefore, this article aims to address the considerations required to staff a K12 online course.
by Michael Higley
December 25, 2015

Path From College To An Instructional Design Career

What skills do you need to work on if you want to become an Instructional Designer after graduating from college? How can you make progress in this niche and turn it into a nice experience between graduation and the actual Instructional Design career you have on your mind? Read on; we have the answers.
by Linda Craig