E-Learning as a Core Component of the Instructional Design Profession

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Title E-Learning as a Core Component of the Instructional Design Profession
 
Creator Martinez, Tome Raymond; Arizona State University
Cummins, Paula; Arizona State University
Savenye, Wilhelmina; Arizona State University
Shewell, Justin; Arizona State University
 
Subject E-Learning, Instructional Design, Needs Assessment, Program Review, Workforce Preparation
 
Description Periodic assessment and evaluation is an important part of any successful program. This paper presents the findings of a needs assessment which examined the influence of e-learning and technical skill development in the area of educational technology with specific attention paid to the field of instructional design. A three-phase mixed methods approach was employed to carryout this assessment. Findings indicate that there is a strong perception among the participants that e-learning is a core component of the instructional design profession. The results of the study give a clear indication that e-learning is a significant influence on current instructional design operations. Therefore, it is necessary for students to acquire the skills required to successfully operate these programs. Recommendations were developed that can allow programs to be more responsive to current trends impacting the profession.
 
Publisher kassel university press GmbH
 
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Date 2012-08-09
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journals.sfu.ca/onlinejour/index.php/i-jac/article/view/2204
10.3991/ijac.v5i3.2204
 
Source International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC); Vol 5, No 3 (2012); pp. 37-42
1867-5565
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://journals.sfu.ca/onlinejour/index.php/i-jac/article/view/2204/2299
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 Tome Raymond Martinez, Paula Cummins, Wilhelmina Savenye, Justin Shewell
 

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