Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Volume 11, Number 3, ISSN 1055-8896 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
Students studying the field of instructional design, and soon-to-be practicing instructional designers, often learn about the field through well-planned curricula that is comprised of coursework of theoretical foundation and valuable hands-on experience. What they cannot obtain through this coursework, however, are the challenges today's instructional designers face in an environment where new media technology changes at a rapid pace and where technology can drive the design. This article reports a study conducted with 11 practicing instructional designers at varying stages of their career in new media development to ascertain (a) what their responsibilities are, (b) what challenges they face, (c) how they meet those challenges, and (d) what skills are important for being an effective instructional designer. This article is intended to bring awareness to not only students, who will soon become instructional designers, and their teachers but also to those in the field who may be confronted with similar challenges.
Gibby, S., Quiros, O., Demps, E. & Liu, M. (2002). Challenges of Being an Instructional Designer for New Media Development: A View from the Practitioners. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 11(3), 195-219. Norfolk, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 20, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/9266/.
© 2002 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
- Altschul, C., & Zarrow, L. (1997, October). The moving bullseye: Preparing students for a career in multimedia. T.H.E. Journal, 25(3), 58-61.
- Binns, J.C., & Branch, R.C. (1995). Gender stereotyped computer clip-art images as an implicit influence in instructional message design . Tempe, AZ: Gender Imagery and Visual Literacy Association. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED380089)
- Ganzel, R. (1997). Winner take all. Training, 34(11), 40-54.
- Jarvis, P. (1999). Global trends in lifelong learning and the response of the universities. Comparative Education, 35(2), 249-257.
- Jopson, J., & Smith, H. (1997, June). A job by any other name. Training & Development, 51(6), 28-31.
- Kiser, K. (1999, August). Hot jobs. Training, 36(8), 28-35.
- Le Maistre, C. (1998). What is an expert instructional designer? Evidence of expert performance during formative evaluation. Education Technology Research and Development, 46(3), 21-36.
- Liang, C.C. (1999, December). Benchmarking competent instructional media designers in the corporate world . Educational Media International , 36(4), 317-320.
- Liu, M., Jones, C., & Hemstreet, S. (1998). Interactive multimedia design and production processes. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 30(3), 254-279.
- Miles, M.B., & Huberman, A.M. (1994). Qualitative Data Analysis (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Mishra, P., & Zhao, Y. (1999). From concept to software: Developing a framework for understanding the process of software design. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 32(2), 220-239.
- Moallem, M. (1998). Reflection as a means of developing expertise in problem solving, decision making, and complex thinking of designers. National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology , St . Louis , MO . (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No . ED423850)
- NUA Internet Surveys (2001, March 2). IDC Research: Corporate elearning market to skyrocket. Retrieved March 8, 2001, from: http://www.nua.ie/surveys/
- Powell, G. (1997). On being a culturally sensitive instructional designer and educator. Educational Technology, 37, 6-14.
- Siegel, R. (1994). Multimedia: Computer literacy is not enough. Communication Arts, 36(2), 163-164.
- Smith, P.L., & Ragan, T.J. (1993). Instructional design. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
- Stein, S. (2001). The Media Production Model. Educause Review, 36(1), 26-35. Technology and self (Seventh Roundtable, March 27-29, 1997, University of California). (1997, March/April). Educom Review, 32(2), 48-56.
- Wagschal, P. (1998). Distance education comes to the academy: But are we asking the right questions? The Internet and Higher Education, 1(2), 125-130. West, C.K., Farmer, J.A., & Wolff, P.M. (1991). Instructional design implications from cognitive science. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
- Zielinski, D. (2000). The shape of things to come. Training, 37(1), 26-38.
These references have been extracted automatically and may have some errors. If you see a mistake in the references above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Nichols & Nicky Meuleman
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 21, No. 2 (Nov 27, 2017) pp. 31–43
Swapna Kumar & Albert Ritzhaupt, University of Florida, United States
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 371–393
Interpersonal Consulting Skills: Developing Effective Relationships with Online Faculty - A multiple case study
Peter van Leusen, Indiana University, Bloomington, United States; Mark Millard, University of Wisconsin - Madison, United States
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 2150–2158
Design models as emergent features: An empirical study in communication and shared mental models in instructional
Lucca Botturi & Lucca Botturi
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 32, No. 2 (Jun 15, 2006)
Adrienne Salentiny, University of North Dakota, United States
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1567–1573
Designing Interactive Multimedia to Promote Cultural Awareness Among Middle School Social Studies Students
Lucas Horton, Min Liu, Damien Brockmann, Hyeseung Chang, Ivonne Gibbs, Shih-Ting Lee & Tomoko Traphagan, The University of Texas at Austin, United States
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2829–2834
How mini-internships facilitate transfer of learning in academic courses in Instructional Technology
Duan van der Westhuizen & Geoffrey Lautenbach, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2004 (2004) pp. 4064–4069
These links are based on references which have been extracted automatically and may have some errors. If you see a mistake, please contact email@example.com.