During the course design process, the instructional technologist is the technical expert. With this expertise comes the hazard of using highly technical language, or jargon, with people outside your field who may not understand it. This competency stresses the importance of knowing how to explain technological concepts without resorting to jargon and how to support the development process, and those involved in it, by giving sound advice and feedback. In short, this competency is about learning to be an effective technology coach.
Upon completion of this competency you will be able to:
- Describe appropriate technology utilization without the use of jargon.
- Provide support, advice, and feedback for tools and technology usage.