Posted: May 21, 2014
- What led you to become an instructional designer (ID)?
- Did you start your career as an ID?
- If you could tell yourself before you began your career what you know now — what would you say?
We’ve had so much fun reading your posts, learning more about our favorite instructional designers, and discovering how others have “fallen” into this sometimes accidental (but incredibly rewarding) field. Thank you to everyone who participated and shared their honest, hilarious, and very entertaining tales. Here are a few of our favorites…
If you love E-Learning Goodness, laughing out loud, and survival tactics — you’ll love reading Jackie’s #myIDstory.
David shares with us his “Cosmo-Kramer like backward fall into instructional design.”
Hadiya followed suit after reading Jackie’s lovely story and shared with us why she chose to specialize in instructional design.
@ttcInnovations A teaching degree opens up a lot more doors than just teaching kids! 🙂
— Bianca Woods (@eGeeking) May 15, 2014
— Michael P. Jones (@MPJ_InstrDesign) May 14, 2014
@ttcInnovations if you would enjoy the material, so will they. If you wouldn’t.. Make a change. My general rule of thumb. Make it fun!
— Kyle (@trainitall) May 16, 2014
- Keep learning, keep seeking, and keep everything! — Cynthia Brendza
- Trust in your [instructional design] abilities and let those abilities speak for themselves. — Ashley Chiasson
- I love helping people learn, and I’ve never been bored with this career. — Margie Meacham
- I knew from my first [ID] course I found the thing I could be happy doing for the rest of my life. — Cindy Lyons
- I fell into Instructional Design out of a desire to make things better! — Janine Anderson