What makes an instructional designer?

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I’ve only been an instructional designer for just up to 6 months now, so I tasked myself with an interesting exercise. I have looked back at my steps into instructional design (more like leaps) to try to determine the steps that led me down this path.

Now I know that I am at early days, but I truly feel as though I’ve found the career I should be doing and I enjoy it immensely! Because I’ve found my calling, makes me wonder what does the journey look like for an instructional design career.

One person’s journey does not mean that this will be the same for all, but I’d like to share some insights that I believe make an instructional designer based on my journey. Continue reading “What makes an instructional designer?”