The COVID-19 pandemic is changing how people work. I have some tips based on my experiences of working from home and sharing a home office with my husband.
Listen to the recording of my conversation about instructional design certificates and master’s degrees with Luis Malbas and the TLDC community.
How do you get experience so you can get your first job in instructional design? Find out which nonprofits need help and how to build your portfolio.
A good fit is important in instructional design roles. Ideally, you want a role doing satisfying work in an organization that values your skills.
My experience designing curriculum for a high school music appreciation pilot course helped me eventually become an instructional designer.
People deserve to be paid for their time and effort. However, in some limited circumstances, creating free elearning samples make sense.
Use this time tracking template to record how long you spend on each instructional design task. This improves future time estimates and invoicing.
A collection of resources and tools for creating your instructional design or elearning portfolio
If you need to create samples, use this list to jump start your brainstorming. Target your desired audience. If you want a job creating soft skills training, create customer service samples. If you love software training, create that kind of samples.
In this podcast interview, I discuss how I transitioned from teaching to instructional design and provide tips for new IDs.