"If education was simply a matter of reading books, we'd all be PhD's!"
- J. Krochmalny
It’s no secret that the world is in constant change. It's been stated that technology changes every 3 years and becomes obsolete after 5. The need for training has become an integral aspect of employee performance and task execution. With many types of technology impacting the workplace, people are expected to use their still-relevant skills as well as master new skills when available. Instructional Design is an specialty within workforce development that provide solutions related to employee task performance.
Instructional Designers create employee - oriented processes that involve more experiences than just reading manuals. Depending on the complexity of the task, Instructional Designers organize information from written documents and subject matter experts and produce learning materials that speed up individual task mastery performance. These learning materials could come in the format of: