In this post, I talk about determining if instructional design is a good “fit” as a career. This is less about the skills and more about the desire; it’s about figuring out if you’d be happy working as an instructional designer.
The links and resources in this post include collections of research, specific research on retrieval practice, an overview of learning theories, H5P’s new branching scenario option, and a widget for changing the colors in the Storyline modern player.
Every year after I attend the Learning Solutions Conference, I highlight what I learned from each session.
Branching scenarios are great, but when are they worth the time and effort required to create them?
Learn about the two most prominent professional organizations and some employment optionswithin the field of instructional design.
Branching scenarios are great. However, no solution is the right approach 100% of the time. Sometimes, another strategy makes more sense.
If you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology.
If you want to learn about instructional design and improve your skills, a number of books and free online resources are available.
I’m speaking at the Learning Solutions 2019 Conference. I have a session on choosing branching scenarios and a panel in the future of instructional design.