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Plagiarism Detection and Prevention

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Plagiarism is the unacknowledged use of ideas, words, or illustrations produced by other authors (Jocoy & DiBiase, 2006). With the growing field of online education, instructors have now the challenge of using tools to detect plagiarism in the online assessments and educational activities that students submit in the online environment. Fortunately, there are many software30

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Impact of Technology and Multimedia

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What impact does technology and multimedia have on online learning environments? Technology plays a critical role in online learning environments because they allow learners to collaborate and work in groups to create knowledge and use a constructivism learning approach to build their knowledge. For example, technology tools such as wikis and blogs are user generated30

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Setting up an Online Learning Experience

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What is the significance of knowing the technology available to you? Instructors in the online environment have to get the familiar with the technology that is going to be used during the online course because before the launching of the course they have to configure the learning environment with the content and the tools that30

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Online Learning Communities

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How do online learning communities significantly impact both student learning and satisfaction within online courses? Learning communities significantly impact student learning satisfaction within online courses because they allow learners to make meaning of the content through social construction. Learning communities create the environment for collaborative acquisition of knowledge which is one key to the success30

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Insights from Program Evaluation

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  Conducting a program evaluation is an essential process in any organization and should be taken seriously as a critical component in the organizational internal processes. To achieve this, internal evaluators will need support from the organization and the role of the evaluator will have to be included into the decision making processes of the30

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Analyzing Scope Creep

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In my current position as Senior Design and Development Officer in a government agency in charge of public transport services, I had to develop an induction program for new employees consisting of seven courses and a final practical day. Each course is part of a nationally recognized training package for the transport, logistics, and infrastructure30

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Project Schedule and Estimating Activity Duration

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Planning an instructional design project requires that the project manager, instructional designer, or person in charge of conducting the project to an end applies skills of project management while using the systematic and iterative approach of an instructional design model to ensure proper learning techniques and strategies will be integrated in the final refined solution30

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Communicating Effectively

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In this post I am analyzing how different modalities of delivering a message can affect the way that message is interpreted. Text (Email): first I have a message delivered as a text mode using an email as shown in the following picture.   I interpret that Jane (the sender of the message) needs data that30

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Learning from a Project โ€œPost-mortemโ€

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My first real practice developing an online course was a mixture of bitter sweet experience for me. On one hand I really enjoyed getting my hands on the field and applying what I have learned so far in instructional design. But on the other hand, I experienced frustration because the product did not get enough30

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Project Management in Education and Training

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Having a vast set of skills as an Instructional Designer is not enough to ensure that projects in Education and Training will have a happy ending. And that is why it is important as an Instructional Designer to develop skills in the area of Project Management in order to not only focus ID projects on30

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9 Comments

x94j32

January 6, 2016at 7:08 am

Thais, I am now following you. I look forward to learning from you. Christopher Jones

    ThaisG

    January 6, 2016at 7:12 am

    Thanks christopher!

      Noelah

      May 11, 2017at 5:51 pm

      Hello Thais,
      I am following you,
      Noelah

juanjaimes81

January 7, 2016at 2:32 pm

Hello! Thais,
I’ll be following you, I’m impressed on how well structured your blog is, wow. I’ve got to work double time!

Juan

    ThaisG

    January 7, 2016at 3:21 pm

    Hahaha. Thanks Juan. I used a WordPress template and it was already organised like that I just had to configure my own information into their template ๐Ÿ™‚

Nidia Goncalves

January 11, 2016at 10:19 pm

Hello Thais,

The blog is amazing. I am totally agree with you, the education for all is through online resources. Further this sort the learning in high-poverty areas can help to to decrease of the pregnant adolescent statistics, because I am sure that A Girl with professional aspirations it is the better way of to decrease poverty.

A hug and congratulations blog has good information and this very nice design

Nidia ๐Ÿ™‚

    ThaisG

    January 12, 2016at 9:14 am

    Thanks Nidia ๐Ÿ˜€ last year I decided to change careers to instructional design. I am now working in the learning and development unit in the same organization but changed from the SCADA to the design of training packages for the employees ๐Ÿ™‚ a big change.
    Thanks for reading my post. Hopefully one day we will see lots of girls and people in poverty in Venezuela accessing distance education…that would be awesome!

Chantell Sykes

March 1, 2016at 4:44 am

Hi Thais,
I love your blog. You always have such insightful blog post. This subscription is for our EDUC – 6145

    ThaisG

    March 15, 2016at 1:04 pm

    Thanks Chantell ๐Ÿ™‚

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