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"Instructional Designer-Technologist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

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.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Instructional Designer-Technologist"

1) Develop instructional materials and products for technology-based redesign of courses.

2) Design instructional aids for stand-alone or instructor-led classroom or online use.


3) Adapt instructional content or delivery methods for different levels or types of learners.

4) Teach instructors to use instructional technology or to integrate technology with teaching.

5) Observe and provide feedback on instructional techniques, presentation methods, or instructional aids.


6) Edit instructional materials, such as books, simulation exercises, lesson plans, instructor guides, and tests.

7) Develop measurement tools to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction or training interventions.

8) Develop instructional materials, such as lesson plans, handouts, or examinations.

9) Define instructional, learning, or performance objectives.

10) Assess effectiveness and efficiency of instruction according to ease of instructional technology use and student learning, knowledge transfer, and satisfaction.

11) Analyze performance data to determine effectiveness of instructional systems, courses, or instructional materials.

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12) Research and evaluate emerging instructional technologies or methods.

13) Interview subject matter experts or conduct other research to develop instructional content.

14) Develop instruction or training roadmaps for online and blended learning programs.


15) Design learning products, including web-based aids or electronic performance support systems.

16) Recommend instructional methods, such as individual or group instruction, self-study, lectures, demonstrations, simulation exercises, and role-playing, appropriate for content and learner characteristics.

17) Recommend changes to curricula or delivery methods, based on information such as instructional effectiveness data, current or future performance requirements, feasibility, and costs.

18) Provide technical support to clients in the implementation of designed instruction or in task analyses and instructional systems design.

19) Provide technical advice on the use of current instructional technologies, including computer-based training, desktop videoconferencing, multimedia, and distance learning technologies.

20) Provide analytical support for the design and development of training curricula, learning strategies, educational policies, or courseware standards.

21) Present and make recommendations regarding course design, technology, and instruction delivery options.

22) Develop master course documentation or manuals according to applicable accreditation, certification, or other requirements.

23) Conduct needs assessments and strategic learning assessments to develop the basis for curriculum development or to update curricula.

Job Description for "Instructional Designer-Technologist" continued here...

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Part 2
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Part 4
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"Instructional Designer-Technologist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  25-9031.01


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