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 5|10 pages

Creativity and Design Thinking

Crucial Mindsets in Instructional Design Education

chapter 6|10 pages

Learning Experience Design in Practice

“Theoretically, We Did Everything Right”

chapter 11|11 pages

Inclusive Online Courses

Universal Design for Learning Strategies that Impact Faculty Buy-In

chapter 13|14 pages

Integrating Ethics into the Curriculum

A Design-Based Approach for Preparing Professionals to Address Complex Problem Spaces

chapter 19|17 pages

Project Management for Instructional Designers

Navigating People, Processes, and Politics