This is partly due to the fact that the college and university professors and placement coordinators are unaware of this field. Worldwide and surely throughout India, there are very good job opportunities. Large learning content development companies, Knowledge Process outsourcing (KPOs) companies, educational technology companies, etc continuously hire Instructional Designers.
The demand for Instructional Designers is not just in India. Throughout the world, it is a scarce resource.
Those who can get into this field grow rapidly in their career. The field is similar to Technical writing. Technical writers create user manuals, help manuals and reference manuals for any engineering or software products. Instructional Designers on the other hand create learning content in various forms - for printed student guide, eLearning, video, audio, multimedia, etc. Instructional designers do not have a monotonous job like the Technical Writers. They work on different subject matters and develop content using various media mix and technology. Each project may be a different experience and satisfying in its own way.
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