Contract Instructional Designer

Big Picture Learning - Remote - Part time

CONTRACT INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Big Picture Learning is seeking an Instructional Designer to develop distance education coursework for our Learning Big Picture platform. The Instructional Designer will work remotely, collaborating closely with Regional Directors, instructional designers and other Learning Management System LMS development team members to build courses, and develop instructional materials. This person will: Work collaboratively with BPL staff to develop courses on our Learning Big Picture online platform Design and produce learning materials in a variety of formats, converting content to LMSready format Edit video clips to include in courses using Camtasia, Adobe Premier Pro, or similar Integrate media materials in courses Work with the Learning Big Picture team to ensure the courses developed meet or exceeds Big Picture standards for quality, and is aligned with Big Picture’s pedagogical approach Conduct train-the-trainer virtual sessions to go over new and updated materials with our instructors Promote understanding of best practices, policies, and procedures regarding instructional accessibility, copyright, FERPA (privacy), and information security Qualifications: Experience designing and publishing course content in a learning management system using a rich-text editor Demonstrated experience with online education delivery formats, including mobile applications Experience editing video in Camtasia, Adobe Premier Pro, or similar Experience managing complex projects Extensive knowledge of instructional design and adult learning principles Excellent communication skills- written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills Experience consulting and working remotely Experience with webinar facilitation Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to

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Experience Level

1 or more years

Big Picture Learning

Big Picture Learning’s mission is the education of a nation, one student at a time. As a non-profit organization dedicated to a fundamental redesign of education in the United States, Big Picture Learning’s (BPL) vision is to catalyze vital changes in K-Adult education by generating and sustaining innovative, personalized learning environments that work in tandem with the real world of their greater community. At the core of Big Picture Learning’s mission is a commitment to equity for all students, especially underserved urban students, and the expectation that these students can achieve success. Big Picture Learning designs innovative learning environments, researches and replicates new models for learning, and trains educators to serve as leaders in their schools and communities. In order to create and influence the education of the future, Big Picture Learning must continually reflect on and improve our practice and research to provide the results to leverage our influence in policy decisions and educational systems at the state, national, and international levels.

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