A few months ago I published a list of the 10 Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer . Since then, the eLearning community contributed so many qualities to the list it is now overflowing. 35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer
People employed as instructional designers come from wildly varied educational backgrounds. I’ve met writers, teachers, media specialists, psychologists and programmers who somehow have ended up designing web-based and instructor-led courses. For the past several years, blogger Cammy Bean has had an open survey asking her instructional design readership whether they have a degree in instructional design. 10 Qualities of the Ideal Instructional Designer
What Instructional Designers Do-Updated What is instructional design? Instructional design involves the process of identifying the skills, knowledge, information and attitude gaps of a targeted audience and creating, selecting or suggesting learning experiences that close this gap, based on instructional theory and best practices from the field.
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