The art and science of developing curriculum, more specifically the practice of instructional systems development (ISD), has never been more valued. Similarly the demand for credentialed instructional designers with degrees has never been more critical. In the post-Millennial world of instructional design, the knowledge and applicable skills necessary to work at the top of the field have created a cadre of professionals who are as important to an organization’s success as any other support function of the business. An organization without instructional designers, either in house or on a consulting basis, is lacking a key component of success.

Not to be too obvious, but all professionals today owe some measure of their success to ...

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