Date of Completion

Fall 12-15-2016

Document Type

Campus Access Capstone

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

First Advisor

Carol Ann Sharicz


This study reports on the results of a job announcement analysis of ninety-three (93) instructional design jobs. Job announcements were collected five (5) times: three times in September 2016, and twice in October 2016. The job analysis focused on identifying key responsibilities and qualifications for instructional designers across the following industries: Corporate, Government / Military, Health, Higher Education, and Non-Profit. The results are discussed, and also supported and contrasted with a literature review that includes reports on surveyed instructional design professionals to compare and contrast with the job announcements.


A version of this capstone also appeared in Current Issues in Emerging eLearning, Vol. 4 (2017): 1.

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