Yianna Vovides

Yianna Vovides' work intersects three areas – education, technology, and development. Over the last two decades, she has focused her practice and academic efforts in addressing how people learn within networked learning environments. She has worked on projects that emphasize individual and group learning, institutional programs that enable systemic changes, and research that examines how new technologies support teaching and learning. She is faculty at Georgetown University teaching core courses as part of the MA program in Learning & Design. She is also leading the learning design and research efforts of the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship at Georgetown University.


Optimizing Instructional Design Methods in Higher Education
Yianna Vovides, Linda Rafaela Lemus. © 2019. 245 pages.
Higher learning has seen an increase in web-based distance education programs, which coincides with advancements made in educational technologies. As these programs are on the...
The Evolving Landscape of Instructional Design in Higher Education
Yianna Vovides, Linda Rafaela Lemus. © 2019. 8 pages.
This chapter introduces the readers to the current practice of instructional design in higher education and describes the need for optimizing instructional design methods and...
The Role of Instructional Design in Surfacing the Hidden Curriculum
Linda Rafaela Lemus, Yianna Vovides. © 2019. 7 pages.
This chapter examines the role of instructional design in relation to the hidden curriculum in higher education. It also discusses the potential and limitations of instructional...
Enabling Meaningful Certificates from Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): A Data-Driven Curriculum E-Map Design Model
Yianna Vovides, Sarah Inman. © 2016. 19 pages.
At a time when higher education is under pressure to produce more college graduates to meet the demands of future workforce needs, the dropout rate in U.S. institutions is the...