Learning, Design, and Technology Minor

Overview Courses

The need for well-trained and experienced instructional designers in the modern workforce is on the rise. Based on standards from leading organizations in performance improvement and instructional design, the Learning, Design, and Technology (LDT) minor prepares students to (a) analyze the education and training needs of an organization; (b) effectively apply instructional design and learning theories in workplace contexts; and (c) design, develop, and evaluate learning solutions for face-to-face, online, and hybrid learning environments.

The minor in LDT requires a minimum of 15 credit hours including: 

12 hours of required classes:

  • LDT 3100 Foundations of Instructional Design (3 credits)
  • LDT 3300 Performance Improvement & Needs Assessment (3 credits)
  • LDT 3400 Instructional Design & Development (3 credits)
  • LDT 4100 Evaluation of Educational Programs (3 credits)

3 hours of an elective (select one from the list):

  • LDT 1100 Making Learning Fun
  • LDT 2100 Tools & Technologies for Learning
  • LDT 3200 Foundations of Visual Design for Learning
  • LDT 3500 Multimedia Design & Development for Learning
  • LDT 4200 Interactive Learning Environments
  • LDT 4300 Trends & Issues in Instructional Design
  • LDT 4500 Project Management of Instructional Design

All courses must be passed with a ‘C” grade or higher. The minor does not lead to any state teacher certification. 

Contact Us

For more information, please email the Program Coordinator, Dr. Yvonne Earnshaw, at LDT@kennesaw.edu or call the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation office at (470) 578-3262.