Develop instructional materials and products and assist in the technology-based redesign of courses. Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in, and applying instructional technology.
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- Present and make recommendations regarding course design, technology, and instruction delivery options.
- Define instructional, learning, or performance objectives.
- Develop instructional materials and products for technology-based redesign of courses.
- Design learning products, including web-based aids or electronic performance support systems.
- Provide analytical support for the design and development of training curricula, learning strategies, educational policies, or courseware standards.
- Interview subject matter experts or conduct other research to develop instructional content.
- Design instructional aids for stand-alone or instructor-led classroom or online use.
- Conduct needs assessments and strategic learning assessments to develop the basis for curriculum development or to update curricula.
- Assess effectiveness and efficiency of instruction according to ease of instructional technology use and student learning, knowledge transfer, and satisfaction.
- Develop instructional materials, such as lesson plans, handouts, or examinations.
People who work in this occupation generally have the interest code: ES.
This means people who work in this occupation generally have Enterprising interests, but also prefer Social environments.
People who work in this occupation generally prize Achievement, but also value Independence and Working Conditions in their jobs.
- Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
- Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
In 2017, the average annual wage in Ohio was $61,960 with most people making between $32,660 and $95,800
During 2014, this occupation employed approximately 2,560 people in Ohio. It is projected that there will be 2,790 employed in 2024.
This occupation will have about 23 openings due to growth and about 27 replacement openings for approximately 50 total annual openings.