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Instructional Development

Knowledge of and ability to use training methods, tools, and techniques in order to develop course content and learning aids.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Applies basic concepts of instructional development.

Supports key activities performed by instructional developers.

Gathers information on major development platforms and associated considerations.

Describes instructional development methods and tools.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Assists in developing instructional materials and affiliated learning aids.

Utilizes basic instructional development methods and tools.

Explains how newly developed materials and activities meet established learning objectives.

Reports instructional development problems effectively.

Participates in an organization's instructional development projects.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Creates instructional materials for different types of learners and environments.

Advises on how to use various instructional development methodologies and technologies.

Monitors the compliance with instructional development requirements.

Recommends solutions to complex instructional development problems that arise in a professional manner.

Oversees instructional development projects to meet business objectives.

Evaluates best practices of instructional development within the industry.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Reports to stockholders with updates on current projects and new developments.

Promotes the adoption of the latest instructional development methods and tools within the organization.

Develops an organization's instructional development standards.

Creates vendor evaluation and selection criteria; establishes preferred-vendor list.

Designs strategies for different types of instructional development projects.

Predicts the trends and directions of instructional development in the market.

Interview Questions

  • Describe your experience with instructional development.
  • What feedback have you gotten on the quality of instructional development projects you've worked on?
  • What are problems that occur in the instructional development process?
  • How did you create instructional materials for a specific group of learners?

Titles with Shared Competencies