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Instructional Design & Technology (Education, Ph.D.)

The ID&T program at the Darden College of Education & Professional Studies 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.

Instructional Design & Technology (Education, Ph.D.)


Description


What is Instructional Design & Technology at ODU like?

The ID&T program at the Darden College of Education & Professional Studies 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.

Program Highlights


What makes Instructional Design & Technology at ODU unique?

  • 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.

  • Distance learning program using synchronous and asynchronous technologies.

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

$74,630

MEDIAN SALARY


All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Instructional Designers and Technologists

$66,680

MEDIAN SALARY


Develop instructional materials and products and assist in the technology-based redesign of courses. Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in, and applying instructional technology.

Computer Occupations, All Other

$91,080

MEDIAN SALARY


All computer occupations not listed separately.

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

$102,530

MEDIAN SALARY


Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Instructional Design & Technology at ODU?

IDT 835:
Noninstructional Interventions


This project-based course examines several different non-instructional interventions that can be used to promote performance improvement. Major methodologies common in the field will be explored as a class, and students will also be required to familiarize themselves with other methodologies of their choice. Emphasis will be on the following interventions: job analysis/work design, performance development, human resource development, organizational communication, organizational design and financial systems.

IDT 825:
Human Performance Assessment


This course focuses on the theory, design, and evaluation of measurement instruments used to assess individual knowledge, performance, and attitudes. Topics include fundamentals of measurement, reliability, validity, and instrument selection, construction, and use. Students will develop and evaluate instruments for instructional and research purposes. Prerequisite: FOUN 722 or equivalent.

IDT 873:
Advanced Instructional Design Techniques


Exploration and application of techniques, tools and competencies characteristic of expert designers. Topics may include: instructional strategies, use of design software, program design, advanced analysis techniques, motivation design, rapid prototyping, reducing design cycle time, and designing instruction for diverse learner populations. Prerequisites: IDT 749/IDT 849.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Instructional Design & Technology at ODU?

Students entering the Doctor of Philosophy program in Instructional Design & Technology should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)

  • For admission to this program, individuals should have completed master’s degree in an appropriate discipline from a regionally accredited university. Degrees that are equivalent to a master’s degree such as L.L.B., J.D., and D.D.S. are also acceptable.

  • Prospective students should also have prior course work in statistics and instructional technology. If this requirement is not met, then additional course work may be added to the candidate’s graduate program of study at the discretion of the advisor and graduate program director

  • Please see prerequisites on the curriculum description for specific.

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 571

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,394

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 595

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR


Name:

John Baaki


Location:

4125 EDUCATION BUILDING, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-5491


Graduate Admissions


Location:

1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-6512


Email:

gradadmit@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

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