Using Instructional Design at the CDC to Educate Public Health Professionals

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.

Early Exposure to Educational Technology Leads to Career in Instructional Design

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.

Former Web Designer Finds Her Sweet Spot in Instructional Design

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.

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 »

3 Digital Tools Academic Researchers Can Use to Manage and Store Data


NVivo allows you to organize and analyze your qualitative data (e.g., interviews, surveys, audio/video recordings, etc.).


Zotero collects your research in a single, searchable interface and allows you to add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more.


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