Master's Degree (MEd or MS)
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The field of Instructional Design (ID) lies at the intersection of three disciplines:
It first began during World War II when the military needed to develop effective training for large numbers of soldiers in order to save lives and equipment. By drawing from the known body of established research and theory in these disciplines, experts developed a model for ensuring effective training and learning, regardless of discipline, learners or environment.
Instructional design grew out of this process and today there are at least 40 different ID models used in education, corporate and government settings. All models share the same underlying process of Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation, also known as the ADDIE process.
UND College of Education & Human Development's online Instructional Design & Technology (IDT) Master's Degree prepares you for service in education, business, government and industry by teaching you how to enhance instruction and learning through the use of technology.
With UND's online IDT master's degree program, you will:
You also may pursue a fully-online Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design & Technology by completing 12 credits of graduate-level coursework.
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