Instructional Designers & Technologists


Develop instructional materials and products and assist in the technology-based redesign of courses. Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in, and applying instructional technology.
Also called: Instructional Designer, Instructional Technologist, Senior Instructional Designer

Knowledge:

    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Communications
  • multimedia
  • telecommunications
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • come up with lots of ideas
  • create new and original ideas
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Cooperation
  • Innovation

Technology:

    Computer based training software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe eLearning Suite
  • Blackboard Learn
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft Visio
    Video creation and editing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe AfterEffects
  • Avid Technology Pinnacle Studio

Education:

    master's degree
    bachelor's degree
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