Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation

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

50% Master’s and CAS Scholarships available for students who begin their program by spring 2024

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, American Evaluation Association, and American Educational Research Association.

Recent work includes projects in China, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, and India. The department also has strong working relationships and valued adjunct faculty from Syracuse University units including Project Advance, the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, and the Office of Professional Research & Development, 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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    This updated IDD&E student handbook (v.2) is for students who matriculated January 2020 or later. Those who matriculated in 2019 or earlier should continue to use the 2019 v.1.1 handbook. Anyone with questions or concerns should talk to their Faculty Advisor.

Contact Us

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

For general inquiries, please call 315.443.4752.

Moon-Heum Cho, Associate Professor; Interim Chair, IDD&E|315.443.5259
Moon-Heum Cho