The title of this article surprised me, because I wasn’t aware there was confusion. I’ve always thought of Instructional Design as a way of framing content, while making room for pedagogy as well. Now I can understand why there might be confusion, but yes they are two very different things.
“Pedagogy has at its core timeliness, mindfulness, and improvisation. Pedagogy concerns itself with the instantaneous, momentary, vital exchange that takes place in order for learning to happen.”
via Instructional Design vs. Online Pedagogy | Keep Learning.