Instructional Design, Development, and Evaluation

The Department of Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation (IDD&E) offers dynamic graduate programs that prepare effective practitioners and respected researchers in the broad domain of instructional systems and educational technology.

IDD&E consistently ranks among the top programs in the country, demonstrates excellence in research and development, consultation, service, and education, and enjoys a diversity of students and graduates from over 50 countries.

We are at the forefront of contemporary research in the instructional sciences, with projects supported by the NASA, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, the NY State Education Department, and more. Our faculty members are highly collaborative and respected in their fields, holding leadership positions in national and international professional associations including the Association for Educational Communications & Technology, International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (ibstpi), American Evaluation Association, and American Educational Research Association.

Recent work includes projects in China, Thailand, and India. The department also has strong working relationships and valued adjunct faculty from such SU units as Project Advance, the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, and the Office of Professional Research & Development, units in which IDD&E students gain essential experience and advanced professional practice.

World map with countries of I D D E students highlighted in orange
Students in IDD&E programs come from all over the world! Home countries of recent students include Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil , Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire / Ivory Coast, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Grenada, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Liberia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands , Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, People’s Republic of China, Peru, Philippines, Republic of South , Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Sudan, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, and Venezuela

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Department of Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation
260 Huntington Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244

Jing Lei, Chair of IDD&E; Professor|315.443.1362
Jing Lei
Rebecca Pettit, Office Coordinator|315.443.3703