How do we begin to improve the relationships with SMEs? One key is to keep the “big picture” of shared goals in mind. Both instructional designers and SMEs desire many of the same goals, but differ on how best to accomplish them.
The designers’ job is to move beyond competition and toward collaboration by empowering SMEs with the reasons why design can work for them.
The greater your knowledge of your SME, the more successful your collaboration will be. It is important to cons