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“Labels Do Matter” Could we use the Human Performance Technology Model Statements for Evaluating Instructional Designers?

This posting is the 3rd in a series of postings discussing distinguishing instructional designers using competencies, statements, etc. In the first posting, “Labels Do Matter” A Brief Survey of Instructional Design Job Posting Titles I presented a litany of “labels” that … Continue reading

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“Labels Do Matter” A brief look at IBSTPI Competencies for Instructional Designers

In a previous posting, “Labels Do Matter” A Brief Survey of Instructional Design Job Posting Titles I presented a litany of “labels” that I found on sites like HigherEdJobs, The Chronicle, Monster, Indeed, and LinkedIn (not linked i.e., requires authentication) when … Continue reading

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“Labels Do Matter” A Brief Survey of Instructional Design Job Posting Titles

An interesting article that I remember reading a few years ago, Labels Do Matter by Patrick Lowenthal who I collaborate with on Twitter and the ITForum. Here he discussed the difficulty of various labels that professionals in our field hold, … Continue reading

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Think. Think more. Drink coffee. Stop thinking. Start doing…

Came across another motivational commercial for our field. Maybe it will motivate me and not watch so much TV. I don’t know. We shall see. The commercial is for the new Dodge Dart. It starts off with telling us to … Continue reading

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Conducting a little career path research…

My department might be pursuing a reclassification and I was asked to do a little research to see if I could find out if there was information out there regarding various levels of an instructional designer. Two years ago, I … Continue reading

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The 1 Minute Resume

Recently I was consulting with a close friend who is applying for a new job. My initial thoughts about his resume were good. He got right to the meat and potatoes by describing his related work experience. From what I … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Design Career On Track

I came across an article today in the Wall Street Journal, When A Career Veers Off Track which had some good justification for seeking feedback. The article discusses that you can reduce your risk for derailment by paying attention to … Continue reading

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