The ID&T program at the Darden College of Education provides students with a solid grounding in instructional design, cognitive theory and research to meet these challenges. Our wide variety of course offerings is designed to give the graduate a strong background in both the theory and practice of the field. All students will study the following:
- Instructional Design
- Instructional Message Design
- Cognitive Approaches to Instructional Design
- Distance Education
- Evaluation & Assessment
- Design of Technology-Mediated Instruction
- Human Performance Technology
- Quantitative and Qualitative Research
The ID&T provides the flexibility to pursue individual interests. The rigorous ID&T course of study prepares graduates for a future in instructional technology in a variety of venues.
The PhD Handbook and the Doctoral Plan of Work provide specific details on the program and requirements.
Structure of the PhD Program (60 Hours)
ID&T Introductory Courses 6 hours
Research Core 15 hours
ID&T Concentration 24 hours
Capstone Course and Dissertation 15 hours
Links to Materials
Plan of Work
Legacy Doctoral Plan of Work (only for use by students admitted prior to Fall 2011)
Students who enter the program in the Fall of 2011 or later must use the New Doctoral Plan of Work. Students admitted prior to Fall 2011 may change to this plan of work. A student who converts from the previous plan of work cannot revert back.
Dr. Gary Morrison