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Podcast Show Notes: Episode 2, What's My Job?

Episode title and number: What’s My Job?! Episode #02

Name of show: I’m New Here: A podcast for new instructional designers and e-learning developers

Airing Date: Monday, May 11 2020

Host: Nyla Spooner

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Episode Summary:

If you ask one ID what they do at their job, it may seem wildly different from the responsibilities of an ID at another job. Some of that might be due to the needs of the organization. This episode details the different types of Instructional design jobs you may encounter in your job search. This will help you identify the most common ways to differentiate between the tasks that instructional designers perform.

In this episode, I discuss...

  • Corporate Instructional Designers vs. Higher Education Instructional Designers(02:56)

  • Internal Consultants vs. External Vendor/Consultants(05:22)

  • Contract vs. Permanent (07:15)

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Homework: Explore and identify three main differences between what an Instructional Designer does and what an E-Learning Developer does.

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