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Using Instructional Design at the CDC to Educate Public Health Professionals

Hometown: Woodbury, GA Education: M.S. ’08, Instructional Design & Technology (IDT) — Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA B.S. ’01, Computer Information Systems — Mercer Universty, Macon, GA Job Title: Health Education Specialist/Program Coordinator Employer: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Preferred developing courses vs. facilitating classes

Prior to applying to Georgia State’s 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 »