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Freelance Content Writer | Editor | Proofreader | Research Adviser | Educator

About Me

Ester Deluna is a Senior High School teacher and digital content writer who specializes specializes in writing SEO-optimized articles in Higher Education, Online Learning, Environmental Science, Academic Research, Relationships & Dating, and Health & Fitness.

She started working in the freelance writing industry in 2008 and after earning her MAEd degree, she now spends her free time devouring a new Urban Fantasy series, writing creatively through Medium (t.ly/PBIY), or posting inspiring photo series through her Facebook page (t.ly/QVWQ)  while half of her heart is in America. ❤💍 

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My Writing Samples

Breaking the Boundaries and Limitations of Online Learning

Training institutes are continuously developing online learning programs to meet the current increasing demands for distance learning. Despite the seemingly successful integration of technology to the teaching and training process, there are still limitations that need to be addressed and areas that need improvement. Even if companies were forced to embrace the rapid changes brought by the pandemic, lifelong learning should still be the primary goal of Educational Technology (EdTech).

https://info-capabilia.medium.com/breaking-the-boundaries-and-limitations-of-online-learning-225f2d6110fe

Everything You Need to Know About Learner and Educational System Mismatch

Globally, many of the schools are currently implementing an educational system that is slowly becoming obsolete. Colleges and universities still use a curriculum structure that is no longer designed explicitly for 21st-century learners. At this rate, the decline in the quality of education could very well be due to the detrimental mismatch between the current curriculum and the present generation of learners who have experienced radical changes for the past couple of decades.

https://info-capabilia.medium.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-learner-and-educational-system-mismatch-382cdb2b52ac

How to Make Sure That No Employee Is Left Behind

The 21st-century workplace was thrown fast forward due to the increasing demands of a dynamic and unpredictable market and economy. Corporate learning is currently facing an extreme challenge.

https://info-capabilia.medium.com/how-to-make-sure-that-no-employee-is-left-behind-dbdc30ed6585

Implications of OPM Growth in 2020 for the Future of EdTech

For the past six months, an exponential increase in partnership has been observed between Colleges and Universities, and Online Program Management (OPM) systems and Bootcamp providers. This rapid growth in the Educational Technology (EdTech) sector can affect how the future of training and education will look like for learners and potential employees alike.

https://medium.com/@info_capabilia/implications-of-opm-growth-in-2020-for-the-future-of-edtech-ed5cb56c7c5d

How to Thrive in a Fast-Paced World as a Lifelong Learner

Traditional higher educational systems are rapidly becoming more obsolete as lifelong learners try to adapt to evolving learning environments. They are now being asked to deal with changes that require innovative approaches and perspectives that could give them an edge for their future career and employment.

https://medium.com/@info_capabilia/how-to-thrive-in-a-fast-paced-world-as-a-lifelong-learner-229bd74c6bb9

Why Millenials and GenZs are Considered as Resilient Generations

The Covid-19 pandemic crisis brought to light the vulnerability of critical systems in our government and society as a whole. A stronger sense of awareness and responsibility is now becoming essential to attain success and sustainability in various work environments.

https://medium.com/@info_capabilia/why-millenials-and-genzs-are-considered-as-resilient-generations-cbf86cea5825

Education Landscape: The Role of Companies in Higher Education and Lifelong Learning

People often expect immediate job acceptance from graduates of prestigious universities. Along with this, employers have also grown into the belief that they would become an integral part of their successful workforce.

https://medium.com/@info_capabilia/education-landscape-the-role-of-companies-in-higher-education-and-lifelong-learning-4d64c6e631ba

Trends in E-Learning as a Service for Companies and Universities

The future of education lies in the seamless integration of technology and learning. Both companies and universities have important roles to play when it comes to ensuring the development of their potential employees and learners respectively. At present, universities are now shifting their teaching platforms to virtual and online classrooms, whereas companies are turning to online training sessions and webinars.

https://medium.com/@info_capabilia/trends-in-e-learning-as-a-service-for-companies-and-universities-b56c9ec08cc2

Platform Strategies in Today’s Digital Education

A revolutionary strategy paved the way for the success of world-renowned companies, such as Facebook, Alibaba, Airbnb, eBay, and Grab. This approach, called the Platform strategy, revolves around the concept of creating an avenue, or a platform per se, where platform members and content creators benefit from the presence of other members.

https://medium.com/@info_capabilia/platform-strategies-in-todays-digital-education-b28c12ea3002

Adopting the Best Learning Style to Suit Your Needs

Learning in today’s era of digital education is an active process that involves perception, comprehension, and integration of new information to past experiences while continuously applying the retained knowledge. With the amount of information, we need to process daily, adopting the best learning style which will suit our needs could save us a ton of time and effort. It could also yield better results in terms of achieving learning.

https://medium.com/@info_capabilia/adopting-the-best-learning-style-to-suit-your-needs-e36f186388d6

What You Need to Know about the Slow Death of Life-Long Learning

How our educational system is causing the slow death of lifelong learning and how our shift to online platforms is making it worse.

https://medium.com/age-of-awareness/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-slow-death-of-life-long-learning-5c2e1314d7ca

Here’s How to Cope When You’re Overwhelmed, Vulnerable, and Human

These are the five things I focus on when emotions become overwhelming.

https://medium.com/illumination/heres-how-to-cope-when-you-re-overwhelmed-vulnerable-and-human-6466ba7ff7cc

5 Simple Ways to Declutter Your Social Media Feeds

Scrolling through our social media feeds is as much a part of our daily routine as eating, sleeping, and breathing. We now have an unlimited array of devices that could connect us to the World Wide Web 24/7. Smartphones, tablets, and computers are now capable of connecting us to the internet any time and anywhere. However, because of our online habits, more often than not, we end up mindlessly going about our day to day activities.

https://medium.com/change-becomes-you/5-simple-ways-to-declutter-your-social-media-feeds-e439a9fe100b

3 Life-Changing Books on Money, Work, and People

Here's a list of the three books that are considered as must-reads for career enthusiasts and students from all walks life.

https://medium.com/age-of-awareness/3-life-changing-books-on-money-work-and-people-30dada6c8d8e

How to Get a Happily Ever After with A 13-Hour Time Difference

A Long-Distance Couple’s Guide to Love and Online Dating Part 1.

https://medium.com/hello-love/how-to-get-a-happily-ever-after-with-a-13-hour-time-difference-5729ebb42604

How to Keep Your Love Strong While Being 8, 000 Miles Apart

10 things you need (other than love) for your relationship to really work.

https://medium.com/hello-love/how-to-keep-your-love-strong-while-being-8-000-miles-apart-755bc5362b6e

Dating A Divorced Guy Has Taught Me So Much About Love

Timeless lessons on love and marriage from a divorced guy, who's now my fiancé.

https://www.bolde.com/dating-divorced-guy-taught-me-about-love/

I’m Engaged But I Haven’t Met My Fiance In Person Yet

An article about a long-distance couple's virtual engagement before personally meeting each other.

https://www.bolde.com/im-engaged-havent-met-fiance-person-yet/

Experience

Research Instructor and Adviser

Teaches Senior High School students the process of conducting academic research and guides them through one school year.

Company: University of Santo Tomas - Legazpi

I worked there from 6/2016 until now

Freelance Content Writer

Creates original, well-researched, and SEO-optimized written content for individual clients and business companies.

Company: Scripted, Inc.

I worked there from 6/2020 until now

Media Development Content Creator

Created news and feature articles for a University website in the Philippines. Documented, post-processed and uploaded quality photos using HTML coding through the University website.

Company: University of Santo Tomas - Legazpi

I worked there from 6/2014 until 6/2016

Associate Editor

Wrote and edited news articles and feature stories for the Official College Publication of Bicol University College of Education.

Company: The Mentor (Official College Publication)

I worked there from 6/2012 until 4/2013

Freelance Content Writer

Created original, well-researched, and SEO-optimized written content for individual clients and business companies.

Company: Scribbloo (previously Essays.ph)

I worked there from 2/2008 until 4/2013

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