instructional designer

What is an Instructional Designer?

For anyone who wants to learn nowadays, there are mountains and mountains of content: videos, articles, graphics, tutorials…

So many things, that we can go on and on and on and we will not leave the place.

How is all this chaos of information organized and transformed into didactic material ready for us to learn?

This is a mission for the Instructional Designer.

An Instructional Designer designs the interface for learning experiences and plans the sequence of learning activities.

His role is to transform information into clear and meaningful content, as well as to point learners in the right direction.

He knows in depth how people learn, then he creates ways on how to transmit the content that should be taught in a way that makes it easy for the student to understand and get more out of the classes and materials.

Instructional design involves the process of identifying the performance, skills, knowledge, information and attitude gaps of a targeted audience and creating, selecting or suggesting learning experiences that close this gap, based on instructional theory and best practices from the field.

In simple terms, an ID makes learning experiences effective, interesting, and engaging for a learner. It makes sure that the student is actually learning the content that is being taught.

Instructional Designers are paramount in the process of learning.