Read the message from the IDD&E Department Chair, Dr. Jing Lei, and browse stories that were included in the Spring 2020 IDD&E:Spotlight newsletter.
In the academic year 2019–2020, a total of 67 students are enrolled to study instructional design at the master’s, doctoral, and certificate of advanced study levels. This adds to the supportive and collegial environment in IDD&E.
"IDE 830 Advanced Seminar in Design and Development" is a doctoral-level course offered every other year. Several students took it in Spring 2020 as an independent study and reflected on their experience.
Doctoral candidate Lina Souid is sharing her updates and gives us three important lessons that will help us in the profession: rely on data, communicate to all stakeholders, teach higher-order thinking.
Find out what a day in the life of David Patent looks like being both a teacher and a student at the same time in the time of the novel coronavirus. Does it sound familiar to your experience?
The transition to online instruction in March 2020 following the novel coronavirus outbreak was hardly easy for anyone. We asked some IDD&E students to share their perspectives on how they found silver lining amid COVID-19 for their learning and what good they learned to appreciate in the given circumstances.
Check out what Dr. Rob S. Pusch thinks about the recent experience of everyone transitioning to online classes. Dr. Pusch has been teaching online courses for 15 years and involved in the design and development of distance learning for nearly 30 years.