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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Do instructional designers (IDs) need to know how to code?

While researching this question, I found this gem on Cristy Tucker’s blog. She did a wonderful job looking into skills listed in job descriptions for instructional designers. Based on Cristy’s findings, here are the top five programs or skills you need proficiency in to succeed as an ID:

1. MS Office
2. Adobe Flash
3. Adobe Captivate
4. multimedia
5. Adobe Dreamweaver.

Runner ups were Photoshop, web conferencing, and HTML.

Well, of c

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