SPOTLIGHT: Hemalathaa K. Y.

Hemalathaa K. Y. is a first-year doctoral student from India. In this interview, she shares with us her reasons for studying IDD&E and what her experience has been so far after one semester of coursework.

SPOTLIGHT: Violetta Soboleva

Violetta Soboleva is an M.S. IDD&E student from Russia who came to Syracuse University as a Fulbright scholar. In this interview, she describes her interest in instructional design and how she intends to apply the IDD&E knowledge in the future.

SPOTLIGHT: Hafiz Awais Afzal

Hafiz Awais Afzal is an M.S. IDD&E student from Pakistan. He is an aspiring young leader, entrepreneur, and full-stack developer with the desire to help people bring change in the education system of Pakistan.

David Patent: No Ordinary Tuesday

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?

IDD&E Students in the Time of the Coronavirus

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.

SPOTLIGHT: Jason Emerich

In our first Athlete Spotlight we spoke with Jason Emerich about his path to the IDD&E program at Syracuse University and his advice to those considering the program. Chasing Dreams In 2016 Jason Emerich graduated from Syracuse University with a BS in Sports Management and a minor in Physical...

Bolds Defends Dissertation, Creates and Chairs Session at AERA

Tashera Bolds, Doctoral Student As the Graduate Student Committee Co-Chair of AERA Division C: Learning and Instruction, Tashera Bolds created and chaired a session titled, “Public Scholarship through Community Engagement: A Landscape for Educational Equity, Opportunity, and Access.” The session highlighted scholars whose innovative work emphasized engaged public scholarship....

Cheng Presents Study at AERA

Jiaming Cheng, Doctoral Student Jiaming Cheng has presented her study “Social Network Analysis of student-student interaction in a blog activity of an online course” at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association at San Antonio, 2017. It is her second time to present at AERA. Her study explored...

Zhang Shares Recent Publications

Lili Zhang, Doctoral Student (Fall, 2017) Zhang, L., Li, W. (2016). The gamification of MOOCs. China Information Technology Education, 13. Zhang, L., Liu, Y., Tang, H. (2016). Comparative-effectiveness research of two types of smart bilingual subtitles. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 8 Zhang, L. (2017). Misuse of gamification...

Hall Presents Multiple Studies at AERA Conference

Jacob Hall, Doctoral Student Jacob (Jake) did multiple presentations in 2017. In the AERA Conference, Jake presented a study titled as “A Case Study of Flipping a Technology Integration Course with the First Principles of Instruction”. He was also the second presenter on the study which was titled as...

Research Study: A Qualitative Study of Asynchronous Online Discussion in a Graduate Level Online Course

Tianxiao Yang, Doctoral Student Tianxiao is conducting a study titled as A Qualitative Study of Asynchronous Online Discussion in a Graduate Level Online Course. This study is to investigate how students facilitated asynchronous online discussion differently in a graduate level online course, how students engaged in conversations with each...