Here a some useful links for current and future Instructional Designers.  We have included professional associations, great web sites for info, and some interesting blogs.

Professional Associations

AACE – Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

AECT – Association for Educational Communications and Technology

ASTD – American Society for Training and Development

ISPI – International Society for Performance Improvement

ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

NECA - National Educational Computing Association

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)

SALT - Society for Applied Learning Technology

CUE - Computer-Using Educators

Web Sites

Instructional Design - This site is designed to provide information about instructional design principles and how they relate to teaching and learning.

Big Dog and Little Dog’s Performance Juxtaposition – This website has a variety of information on performance, learning, training, and leadership.

Instructional Design Central – This website provides information, learning opportunities and community services for instructional design professionals, educators, and students.

Instructional Design Models – This website has a lot of information on models, educational psychology and other kinds of useful content.

Instructional Design Blogs

The Rapid E-Learning Blog - The Rapid E-Learning Blog shares practical tips and tricks to help you learn more about e-Learning.

Pink Flamengo’s Resource List – This website has links to a wide variety of resources. The website is no longer being updated, but it is still a great place to explore.

Cammie Bean’s Learning Visions

Cathy Moore: Let’s Save the World from Boring ELearning!