As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. In this post, I share links on writing about unfamiliar subjects plus 3 different sets of instructional design competencies.
Writing when you’re not a SME
How to Write About Unfamiliar Subjects: Four Tips for New Topics | ProEdit
While this is about writing, this relates to instructional design as well. You start with a solid foundation of skills and an understanding of how to write for different audiences. You do research and work with a SME. Confirm details during the project. Batch your questions to SMEs to use their time efficiently.
Instructional design competencies
ATD Competency Model
The ATD Competency Model addresses roles for the whole L&D field. Instructional design is one area within the overall framework, with 10 bullet points within it.
ibstpi Instructional Designer Competencies
The ibstpi instructional designer competencies have been updated several times since their original development in 1986. The competency statements are available as a free download. A more detailed version is available for purchase.
CDT 9 Standards
The Certified Developer of Training certification endorsed by ISPI is based on 9 standards of performance.