Chapter 5. WHO'S CREATING THE E-LEARNING?: PARADIGMS FOR CONTENT CREATION THAT EXCLUDE THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

Saul Carliner Margaret Driscoll

On the one hand, the expectations of instructional designers are changing. In addition to being experts in designing courses, they need to be experts in the technology of learning. On the other hand, instructional designers have not necessarily designed courses all that well, much less mastered the technology and, as a result of this'and new tools that let SMEs develop their own content without instructional designers'others are claiming turf that instructional designers once assumed was solely theirs. Carliner and Driscoll feel that instructional designers need to acknowledge this reality and, in ...

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