Instructional Design & Learning Technology

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Nedim Slijepcevic Instructional Designer
A veteran instructional designer for more than 15 years, Nedim Slijepcevic believes in accessibility and taking an active part in his student’s educational experience. Slijepcevic goes above and beyond to ensure his online students have just as much opportunity to interact and build a relationship with him as their on-campus counterparts. Slijepcevic’s personal attention and...
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Carla Patton Instructional Design Graduate
Shortly after beginning her master’s degree in instructional design and learning technology Carla Patton received a job offer to start her career as an instructional designer. Carla is completing her degree 100% online with Eastern Kentucky University. She recently shared her thoughts about her EKU Online experience.
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instructional design
Faculty in the MS in Instructional Design and Learning Technology (IDLT) program at Eastern Kentucky University strongly believe in internships as a form of experiential learning. The internship experience integrates concepts and projects demonstrated in the classroom with practical applications in professional settings. Internships allow IDLT students to gain valuable experience by engaging in meaningful...
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instructional media design
The visual design plays an essential role when designing learning experiences. Not only does your content need to adhere to the rules of human cognitive infrastructure as prescribed by Mayer's cognitive theory of multimedia learning, but it needs to be visually appealing.
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Media Design for Learning Instructional Design
Media design and development are essential skills for instructional design (ID) or learning design (LD) professionals. The reality is that not every ID or LD professional develops media content as a part of their job duties, but it is recommended that these skills are mastered to a degree. This means developing a toolbox that will...
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instructional design
Although instructional design practitioners usually deal with programs related to training and learning, program evaluation can also encompass large instructional and non-instructional programs, sometimes significantly more extensive than straightforward training programs. Some examples include academic curricula, grant-funded projects, large organizational incentives, business ventures, or entire departments or organizations. Program evaluations can get big rather quickly....
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instructional design technology
Making informed decisions is an essential element in the Instructional Design (ID) toolbox. While many professionals rely on decision-making skills, the knowledge you possess as an ID allows you to design and evaluate meaningful learning experiences.
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instructional design ID
Basic to intermediate knowledge of graphic design principles and tools is a must-have in every ID’s toolbox. In addition to being educational, ID work has to be visually pleasing and match the customer’s branding, color schemes, and existing design choices. Sometimes IDs work with graphic designers, and other times, they are on their own. Therefore,...
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instructional designer laptop
Within our eclectic discipline, instructional designers (IDs) use a rather amazing variety of tools to make learning better across many fields and industries. This brief rundown discusses the technologies prospective students can expect to utilize in their careers as instructional designers, especially in organizations that are heavily focused in online or digital learning.
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Student using laptop
When it comes to online/digital learning, the LMS is where much of the work occurs. It is a software system that supports the instructional goals and contains most of the unit activities and experiences. The primary purpose of the LMS is indeed to manage and track these elements in an organized manner, making design, instruction,...
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