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.
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
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 The website is no longer being updated, but it is still a great place to explore.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!