Instructional Design Interest Group (IDIG)

Passionate about learning technologies? Interested in joining the larger learning technology community?

IDIG was created as a way to bring together faculty and staff who have an interest in the different aspects of instructional design including layouts, best practices and useful tools for learning and assessment.

Meeting schedule

We typically meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month with some exceptions. Meeting formats vary depending on the speaker. Please consult the IDIG Calendar below for specific session details.

If available, we will also include a Zoom link for those that would like to join remotely.

Click a meeting’s title for more details.*

* To see more upcoming meetings, click “Look for more” or scroll downward through calendar.

Get involved

How to Join: Any faculty or staff member can attend IDIG meetings. Sign up!

Suggest a Meeting Topic: If you would like to suggest a topic for IDIG, please submit your ideas.

National Instructional Design Organizations

Are you interested in connecting with other instructional design professionals nationwide? Follow the links below to learn about organizations that specialize within instructional design:

ACM SIGGRAPH: Promotes the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques.

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD-RTA): Creates a world that works better through exceptional learning and performance.

ATHEN: Promotes acquiring, sharing and disseminating best practices in Access Technologies (AT) in higher education.

EDUCAUSE: Advances higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI): Advances learning through IT innovation by adopting a strategic focus on learners and successful learning.

Media Communications Association: Increases awareness of mission critical functions of media communications professionals and supports those engaged in the profession.

National Association of Broadcasters – Annual Conference: Provides the only global event that covers the entire spectrum of media.

Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network: Develops and supports practitioners and leaders in higher education dedicated to enhancing learning and teaching.