What Does an Instructional Technologist Do?

14 Oct

Love this… very straightforward explanations of what my job entails! Thanks!

The Instructional Technologist's Blog

Whats one of the first questions someone asks you upon meeting you for the first time…what do you do?  When I tell people that I’m an Instructional Technologist, I often get this look of bewilderment with their eyebrows raised and the next question I get is, what’s that?  I think the most important part of my title is actually the instructional part.  Technology, of course, is part of my job, but the instructional part is what makes it all worth while for me.  So, to answer the question, what does an instructional technologist do…

  • Evaluate new technologies to discover new and better ways to enhance instruction
  • Assist faculty in discovering methods of improving their instruction with and without technology
  • Conduct training sessions teaching faculty and staff how to use new technologies
  • Conduct research studies evaluating the use of technologies and their impact on student learning outcomes
  • Create training materials to…

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One Response to “What Does an Instructional Technologist Do?”

  1. Suzi 15/10/2013 at 1:08 pm #

    I find it amazing that one person can do all those major duties-way to go over-achiever!!

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