Lorna Collier has written about education and technology for the Chicago Tribune, THE Journal, Center for Digital Education, National Council of Teachers of English, MSN Encarta, ATT.net, and many others. She is the former online editor for GetEducated.com, a website focused on distance learning. She also blogs about business and technology topics for Intuit.com. Her past work experience includes stints as a newspaper reporter and magazine editor, often covering education and technology topics, and as a TV news producer. She has taken online graduate courses in media psychology and holds a bachelor’s degree in English and journalism.
As mobile devices, apps, and other new learning tools have become available, so has the demand for education to teach learning professionals how to use them. What should you know if you are interested in an online degree or certificate in instructional design? If you need more focused skill development, are there options that require less time and lower investment? Here are some answers!
What’s the best way to take an Instructional Design career to the next level? Should you go for a certificate from a non-academic institution? Would a master’s degree or a doctorate better serve your long-term goals? How can you obtain the necessary credentials online? These are important questions, and this article provides an overview, advice, and examples to help you make your decisions!