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Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design

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At a Glance

If you are interested in pursuing instructional design as a profession, Athabasca University’s online Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design (GDID) program is for you.

Q: Why take the Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design?

A:

As distance education and web-based learning grows and evolves, so too does instructional design. Professional instructional designers and educators with instructional design skills are in demand.

Q: How long will it take to complete?

A:

You can take up to 3 years to complete all requirements.

Program Overview

If you are interested in pursuing instructional design as a profession, Athabasca University’s online Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design (GDID) program is for you. As a GDID student, you will get:

  • state-of-the-art knowledge and research in instructional design
  • hands-on experience with various distance education technologies
  • individualized student support

As GDID courses are part of the Master of Education in Distance Education (MEd) program, you will take your courses with MEd students.

Why take the Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design?

As distance education and web-based learning grows and evolves, so too does instructional design. Professional instructional designers and educators with instructional design skills are in demand.

Program details

The Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design is an 18-credit online graduate program. You must complete at least 9 credits through Athabasca University.

There are 3 intakes each year, in September, January, and April.

All courses are online grouped study, with defined start and end dates.

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