Why did you pursue a career in the instructional design and technology field?
I noticed a need for it, especially in technical fields. I wanted to improve technical education (particularly in engineering).
What are some of your day-to-day responsibilities in your roles?
As a research assistant, I'm designing an augmented reality learning experience for the BYU library using their globe exhibit. I also am helping to create and run a makerspace for the McKay School of Education at BYU.
How have you found your jobs? What advice do you have for someone trying to find a job in the instructional design and technology field?
Word of mouth, applying to jobs online, connecting with BYU alumni.
In what ways did your graduate program prepare you for your career?
It has helped me to problem-solve and improve my user-centered design skills.
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