IDT Graduate Symposium

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We enjoyed learning together at the 2019 IDT Graduate Symposium!

This work by Clif Mims is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Full details available at: https://clifmims.com/ccl/
This work by Clif Mims is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Full details available at: https://clifmims.com/ccl/

IDT to Host Graduate Symposium

On September 26-27, the Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Memphis will host an optional graduate retreat for students and alumni that focuses on academic advising, professional development, and networking. View the flyer.

There is no charge to attend the event, though housing, football games, and museum tours will incur an expense. View the program. RSVP at https://bit.ly/2Vwchls. We look forward to visiting with you in person and helping you reach your professional goals. Contact Dr. Craig Shepherd with any questions.

Educational Media & Technology Series

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The FedEx institute of Technology presents Mark West, project officer for UNESCO, and Hall Davidson, Senior Director of Global Learning Initiatives for Discovery Educational Media as they talk about the future of technology and education.

The half-day seminar will be held at the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis the morning of Thursday, September 19th (8 am- 12 noon). Find additional information in the flyer.

To register, visit bit.ly/edutechmediafit2019 

IDT to Host Graduate Symposium

On September 26-27, the Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Memphis will host an optional graduate retreat for students and alumni that focuses on academic advising, professional development, and networking. View the flyer.

There is no charge to attend the event, though housing, football games, and museum tours will incur an expense. View the program. RSVP at https://bit.ly/2Vwchls. We look forward to visiting with you in person and helping you reach your professional goals. Contact Dr. Craig Shepherd with any questions.

IDT Outstanding Graduate Student Award

We are excited to announce that one of our students was honored at yesterday’s College of Education Awards Ceremony. It’s an annual event and reception held on the university’s campus. The IDT Outstanding Graduate Student Award is given to a student who has demonstrated an outstanding record in coursework, research, service, and/or the promotion of the IDT program.

This year’s recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Instructional Design & Technology is:

Katie M. Sharpe

Katie is a third year doctoral student, has defended her dissertation, and will be graduating in May. Please join us recognizing Katie Sharpe for her exceptional work.

Congratulations, Katie!

Meet IDT’s New Graduate Assistants

Welcome to Katie Frulla and Pooja Garg, IDT’s new graduate assistants this year.

From Memphis, Katie has a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Memphis. She has a master’s degree in education from Christian Brothers University and is a licensed for both K-6 and 7-12. She taught elementary and middle school for a number of years before transitioning into IDT. She is currently an Instructional Designer at Nike as well as an IDT doctoral student. As a mom of three, Katie stays busy.

Pooja is from India and came to Memphis in 2017. She has a master’s degree in computer science and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Education Psychology. Her hobbies include dancing, cooking, and reading novels.