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Using Instructional Design at the CDC to Educate Public Health Professionals [Alumni Case Study]

Preferred developing courses vs. facilitating classes

Prior to applying to Georgia State’s Instructional Design & Technology (IDT) master’s program, I conducted face-to-face classroom trainings as a training specialist for about a year. I enjoyed my position, however I realized I preferred designing courses as opposed to facilitating classes. This came to light when… more »

Early Exposure to Educational Technology Leads to Career in Instructional Design [Alumni Case Study]

Interest in educational technology led to IDT degree

I started my career as a lab manager while I was an undergraduate at Southern Polytechnic State University (now known as Kennesaw State University’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology), providing faculty with technology and development training. As the dot-com boom surged in the early 2000’s,… more »

Former Web Designer Finds Her Sweet Spot in Instructional Design [Alumni Case Study]

I didn’t know the instructional design field existed

After graduating with a bachelor’s in Computer Science, I started a website and graphic design firm. I worked on ecommerce sites, flyers, promotional materials and event websites for about five years before deciding to pursue a master’s degree. Most of the projects involved training clients, which… more »

Student Research in Northern Ghana

Erica Bass-Flimmons, a doctoral candidate in our Learning Technologies Division, is the recipient of an inaugural seed grant in health innovation. The grant will help Flimmons’ work on mPowering Maternal Health In Ghana (MHIG). Her research involves using mobile messaging technology to assess antenatal care… more »

UrbanEd Podcast Features Instructional Design & Technology Alumna, Imani Mance

Prior to managing learning strategies for Home Depot’s executives, Imani’s first career as a web and graphic designer led her to purse a degree that would blend her creative, technical and training skills.

* Imani Mance is an alumni of the Master of Science in Instructional Design & Technology program in the… more »