A prospective client called asking to convert some training to online. This is our (fictionalized) conversation about using a scenario-based approach to the course.
Use this time tracking template to record how long you spend on each instructional design task. This improves future time estimates and invoicing.
“How long will it take to create this elearning?” It’s important to estimate the effort and time required for different tasks.
How much do instructional designers get paid? This post includes rates and salaries from multiple sources.
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.
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 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.
This is a basic outline of how to create a training program for people without a formal instructional design background.