Chapter 23

Fine-Tuning Your Skills

Chapter Objectives

At the conclusion of this chapter, you should be able to describe the significance of each of the following instructional designer’s tools:

  • mental strategies
  • avoidance of role conflict
  • jargon control
  • designer neutrality
  • knowledge of designer types
  • ability to deal with failure
  • thinking big
  • value neutrality.

Advancing Your Skills

Once instructional designers become comfortable with instructional design as a profession, they often quickly rise within the ranks of an organization based on the variety of adjunct skills they bring to the table, not solely their instructional design ...

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