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16 Apr 2013

Full-Time Instructional Designer & Technologist (Greenwood, SC)

Piedmont Technical College – Posted by TechWhirl Greenwood, South Carolina, United States

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with faculty on the design, development and writing of instructional content that will be used in blended/hybrid and online courses; design quality instructional modules that incorporate the principles of best practices with curriculum and instructional design, including Universal Design in Learning (UDL) criteria, open source courseware specifications and adherence to current copyright laws. Duties may include but are not limited to:1.Work with subject matter experts to compose and produce instructional modules that meet the needs of diverse learners (adhere to UDL guidelines).
2.Produce online/hybrid learning modules that meet quality standards for instructional design and for open learning on the web.
3.Produce instructional material that adheres to current copyright laws for the web.
4.Identify and apply the appropriate blend of pedagogy and technology into the course design, guide the selection and development of instructional strategies for online and hybrid environments and recommends appropriate learning tools and engaging activities to achieve course objectives.
5.Consults with faculty on the effective use of multimedia (graphics, animations, audio, video etc.) and emerging instructional technologies (blogs, wikis, RSS, digital storytelling, web conferencing, social networks, mobile learning etc.) to enhance learning.
6.Review and edit faculty-developed content so that it is grammatically correct and reflects best practices in instructional design, including UDL.
7.Assist with the uploading of course modules/materials into the college’s LMS and other open source sites, as needed.
8.Assist with grant projects that include course development and design.
 Minimum and Additional Requirements:
Master’s degree in education or a directly related field (instructional technology, instructional design) and two (2) years’ experience in curriculum management or development required. Must have experience with online course development.
 Preferred Qualifications:
Other skills needed: excellent writing and editing skills, knowledge of Open Learning (Creative Commons, CAST/UDL, Open Resources), current copyright laws for online courses, instructional design principles, online course development standards and procedures, Universal Design in Learning Criteria, Open Source courseware such as the Carnegie Mellon online courses, educational applications of social media, educational theories, including instructional systems design, and adult learning theory, excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent presentation skills and excellent customer service skills.
 Additional Comments:
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Job Categories: Information Design and Instructional Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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