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M.S. Instructional Design & Learning Technology

About this Research Guide

This research guide provides information about library resources available to Franklin University students who are seeking their M.S. in Instructional Design & Learning Technology.

It includes the following information will help you conduct research related to instructional design:

Additionally, you can find information to help you with your annotated bibliography / literature review.

For more information about using library resources to conduct library research as you pursue your degree, view the video tutorials for using library resources below. You can also scroll down to see information to help you with graduate student writing, as well as information about academic support available through Franklin University's Learning Commons and videos about what instructional designers do and the ADDIE model/process.

Video Tutorials for Using Library Resources

Graduate Student Writing Guide

The Graduate Student Academic Writing Guide was created specifically for graduate students as a step-by-step overview of the research writing process. It contains sections on how to:

  1. develop a topic
  2. locate information
  3. evaluate your sources

It also provides writing tips and resources, as well as resources for preparing an annotated bibliography and conducting a literature review.

Academic Support

The Learning Commons offers the following services for students:

Instructional Design Videos

In the What Does an Instructional Designer Do video, Dr. Gardner outlines the processes and tools that Instructional Designers use to create instruction.

In the ADDIE Model video, the five fundamental phases of Instructional Design are outlined.

  • Analysis
  • Design
  • Develop
  • Implement
  • Evaluate
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