1st Edition

The Instructional Design Trainer’s Guide Authentic Practices and Considerations for Mentoring ID and Ed Tech Professionals

Edited By Jill E. Stefaniak, Rebecca Reese Copyright 2022
    266 Pages 32 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    266 Pages 32 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    The Instructional Design Trainer’s Guide provides foundational concepts and actionable strategies for training and mentoring instructional design and educational technology students to be effective across contexts. ID faculty are charged with bridging the gap between research and practice preparing graduate students for the real-world workforce. This book provides trainers and university programs with authentic learning experiences that better articulate the practices of and demands on design and technology professionals in the field. Through this enhanced perspective, learners will be better positioned to confidently embrace constraints, work among changing project expectations, interact with multiple stakeholders, and convey to employers the skills and competencies gleaned from their formal preparation.

    Chapter 1: A Holistic Approach to Teaching Instructional Design by Jill E. Stefaniak and Rebecca M. Reese

    Chapter 2: An Overview of the Competencies and Career Outcomes in Educational Technology by Florence Martin, Swapna Kumar, and Albert Ritzhaupt

    Chapter 3: Inscribing a Designer Mindset to Instructional Design Students by Elizabeth Boling, Colin M. Gray, and Ahmed Lachheb

    Chapter 4: Preparing Instructional Design Students for Reflective Practice by Jason K. McDonald

    Chapter 5: Creativity and Design Thinking: Crucial Mindsets in Instructional Design Education by William Cain and Danah Henriksen

    Chapter 6: Learning Experience Design in Practice: "Theoretically, We Did Everything Right" by Matthew Schmidt

    Chapter 7: Empathy for Action in Instructional Design by John Baaki & Monica W. Tracey

    Chapter 8: Designed Failure in Instructional Design and Technology by T. Logan Arrington and Andrew A. Tawfik

    Chapter 9: Instructional Design from the Lens of Self-Regulated Ill-Structured Problem Solving: Research and Practical Applications by Xun Ge, Ali Ceyhun Muftuoglu, and Spencer Brickell

    Chapter 10: Designing for Service-Learning Experiences by LuAnn Batson-Magnuson, Beth Sockman, Laurene Clossey, and Olivia Carducci

    Chapter 11: Inclusive Online Courses: Universal Design for Learning Strategies that Impact Faculty Buy-In by Amy Lomellini & Patrick R. Lowenthal

    Chapter 12: Systems Thinking in Instructional Design by Angela Doucet Rand

    Chapter 13: Integrating Ethics into the Curriculum: A Design-Based Approach for Preparing Professionals to Address Complex Problem Spaces by Stephanie L. Moore and Gabrielle Griffin

    Chapter 14: Instructional Design Embedded in Culture by Beth Sockman and Laura Kieselbach

    Chapter 15: Preparing Instructional Designers to Scale Needs Assessment by Jill E. Stefaniak, Lisa Giacumo, and Steve Villachica

    Chapter 16: The Value of Human Performance Improvement in Instructional Design and Technology by T. Logan Arrington, Alison L. Moore, Kaila Steele, and James D. Klein

    Chapter 17: Preparing Instructional Designers to Apply Human Performance Technology in Global Context by Lisa A. Giacumo and Tutaleni I. Asino

    Chapter 18: Integrating Evaluation in Instructional Design Practice: Philena DeVaughn

    Chapter 19: Project Management for Instructional Designers: Navigating People, Processes, and Politics by Shahron Williams van Rooij

    Chapter 20: Supporting Instructional Design Graduate Education through Networked Learning and Institutional Social Media by Enilda Romero-Hall

    Chapter 21: Creating and Cultivating a Regional Community of Practice for Instructional Design and Faculty Development Practitioners by Samantha J. Blevins, Tracey W. Smith, Charley Cosmato, M. Aaron Bond, and Emory Maiden

    Chapter 22: Developing Consulting Skills in Novice Instructional Designers: Barbara B. Lockee and Miriam B. Larson


    Jill E. Stefaniak is Associate Professor in the Department of Career and Information Studies at the University of Georgia, USA.

    Rebecca M. Reese is Director of Online Learning at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, USA.