Instructional Design and Technology

Students enrolled in the Instructional Design and Technology degree program will develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design, develop, implement, and evaluate educational and performance interventions to address learning and performance based problems in the workplace.


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Program Description

The Instructional Design and Technology degree program is offered completely online and provides students with a holistic perspective of human performance improvement based on foundations of instructional design, instructional technology, and human performance technology. Throughout their program, Instructional Design and Technology students demonstrate what they have learned through classroom assignments, hands-on activities, applied research, and creative activities. The curriculum emphasizes collaborative and individualized projects, building skills and engaging students in the application of classroom knowledge in real-world settings. All students are required to develop an electronic portfolio and complete a capstone project, demonstrating mastery of the program level learning outcomes. Upon completion of the degree program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze individual and organizational performance problems from education and human performance perspectives.
  • Develop performance improvement goals based on analysis of data and desired education and performance outcomes.
  • Design and develop instructional and performance solutions to address organizational goals.
  • Develop strategies for implementation and evaluation of instructional and performance solutions.
  • Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Apply appropriate code of ethics.

Department Contact

Byron Havard
Professor
Bldg: 78 Room: 117E
Department of Instructional Design and Technology

850.474.2952
bhavard@uwf.edu

Catalog Description
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Career Opportunities

The degree in Instructional Design and Technology prepares students for careers related to training and performance development in corporate, military, academia, K-12, government, and healthcare environments. Some of the many related job titles include: 

  • Instructional Designer
  • Training Coordinator
  • Curriculum Developer
  • eLearning Consultant
  • Content Developer
  • Instructional Media Specialist
  • Training Specialist
  • Technology Coach

Resources

Learn more about course requirements by viewing Instructional Design and Technology in the Academic Catalog.


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