The Program in Depth

The Master of Education in Instructional Design and Technology teaches students how to use technology and the internet to design instruction and enhance learning.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Integrate the use of various instructional media and technologies for learning, classroom presentation tools, computer-based and networked-based instructional systems.
  • Coach educators to use instructional technology in various educational settings.
  • Provide leadership in applying new electronic technologies.
  • Analyze problems integrating instructional technology and devise effective solutions to maximize student performance.
  • Base decisions on analysis and synthesize of appropriate data and information related to organizational and individual performance needs.
  • Gain familiarity with new technologies available to integrate in classroom instruction
  • Evaluate these technologies for usefulness in meeting academic standards and student learning needs
  • Analyze instructional goals to understand how lessons could be integrated with technology to further ensure student success
  • Gain hands-on experience in designing technology-based instructional lessons and evaluate effectiveness of these lessons
  • Design assessment procedures to measure effectiveness of new technologies in classroom instruction

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you take are devoted to your field of interest, on average, than at other similar schools. For a Master of Education with a specialization in Instructional Design and Technology, your classes can include:

  • The Art and Science of Learning

    This course provides an introduction to the various schools of thought regarding how people learn and apply their learning to concrete situations. It ...

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  • Integrative Design and Evaluation

    This course examines the development of curricula for education and workplace learning and development. Comparison of evaluation design, curriculum de...

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  • Foundations & Models of Instructional Design

    This course provides a foundation for the practice and evaluation of instructional design as well as an in-depth elaboration of standard instructional...

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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2009 and 10/15/2009 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:

34%

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Classes start August 22!