Instructional Designers & Technologists
Also called: Chief Technology Officer, Instructional Designer, Instructional Technologist, Senior Instructional Designer
What they do: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.
On the job, you would:
- Present and make recommendations regarding course design, technology, and instruction delivery options.
- Define instructional, learning, or performance objectives.
- Develop instructional materials and products for technology-based redesign of courses.
Education and Training
- teaching and course design
Arts and Humanities
- English language
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- reading work related information
- using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things
- 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
- read and understand what is written
- communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
- come up with lots of ideas
- create new and original ideas
- pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Analytical Thinking
You might use software like this on the job:
Computer based training software
- Blackboard Learn
Graphics or photo imaging software
Video creation and editing software
You might like a career in one of these industries: