Instructional Designer Flat World Knowledge
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Flat World Knowledge is looking for Instructional Designers to be key members in a long term development project to design and implement a web-based learning platform. Duration of the project is expected to be 18-24 months. Candidates can be based remotely, but are preferred in the (Southern California/NYC/DC) area, and can expect to travel between 10-50% of the time, depending on location.
The ideal candidate has a history of creatively incorporating Bloom?s taxonomy in the development of online courses. Candidate should have knowledge of program management, experience in instructional design, technical writing, and implementation. He or she demonstrates and utilizes effective needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation skills. Candidates should have a relevant degree in Education, Instructional Design or a technology field.
Designs and develops instructional materials for undergraduate-level courses
Integrates technology across multiple platforms and vendors, including social learning networks and adaptive learning engines
Developing platforms in mobile and non-PC formats
Works with faculty and staff of client to convert existing courses into web-based, interactive classes, training models, quizzes and exams
Develop competency assessments based on courses and learning objectives
Help design user experience components
Manage the production of a web-based instructional content and design, including texts, study and exam questions, etc.
Our people drive our institutions, professors? and ultimately our students? success. Our team should go the extra mile for students to benefit, and as such we provide competitive pay, aggressive compensation packages and continued training. For this reason we offer a competitive salary (commensurate with experience). We pay 80% of your medical benefits, paid time off, and the opportunity to truly make higher education more affordable and sustainable.
Desired Skills & Experience
Curriculum and course development
Ability to work independently or on a team
Our ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor?s degree from a top institution
A passion for student success and challenging the status quo in higher education
Expectations of fanatical customer service (you love Zappos, Uber or ZipCar, etc.)
?Will-do? attitude and willingness ensure professor or instructor delight
Capable of working independently with little supervision
Self motivated with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong team player with the ability to prioritize and thrive in a fast paced environment
Flat World Knowledge is passionate about helping college students gain the knowledge they need to achieve their educational goals.
Using technology to foster student and institutional success are central to our mission at Flat World Knowledge. Our innovative technology and expertly authored content offers institutions a new approach to solving some of the most critical issues facing higher education today: affordability, access, and increasing student success.
As a pioneer in 21st century educational publishing, Flat World Knowledge revolutionized the textbook industry by leveraging technology and efficiency improvements to provide customized content delivery at radically reduced costs. With our experience in education technology, we are expanding to develop customized learning platforms at the institutional level.
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