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I am very grateful that I have been given the opportunity to attend this course and belong to my PBL group. I have learned a lot during this journey in the form of many new tools and other people’s experiences. Also knowledge and tips about the structure when it comes to course structure. Another importantContinue reading "Topic 5: Lessons learnt -future pratice"
There are many factors that are important to consider when designing and converting a course or program into online. One of the first steps I think about who is important in the work when planning a course is that the students should have access to the Learning management system (LMS) and the course rooms. WhenContinue reading "Topic 4:Design for online and blended learning"
This was an amazing learning experience and it gave me the opportunity work and collaborate cross culturally. Not only that , it was an eye opener for many digital techniques which we could use in teaching and learning. The team was an amazing composition of friendly and knowledgble academics. The tasks allocated made us moreContinue reading "Reflections on Open Networked Learning"
Some 12 weeks ago the ONL course started, and the first topic was about digital literacies. I reflected on that by putting together a graph over my own digital literacies – strengths and short-comings. Now it is time to revisit that graph and see what ...
Dear ONL 201 organizers and facilitators, and the PBL team 11, I want to express my gratitude to you for a great learning experience! My goals to participate the ONL course were to experience a collaborative online course from the student’s perspective and get new ideas to improve my own teaching. These goals have been … Continue reading Reflection on my learning and development during ONL 201
Although I don’t think that I am able to exactly transfer to you how my feelings and reasoning have evolved, I can tell that working with a diverse group has opened my eye on aspects that I have never been aware of and helped me understand how other educators think and solve problematic issues. AsContinue reading "My Journey in The Mysterious Road of Open Networked Learning"
Dear blog and readers, Two years ago, I discovered that orienteering might be fun. One of the members of our badminton club is active orienteer and mapper. He organized for us a spring happening, which was about orienteering from his summer cottage to another cottage at another lake about 10 kilometers away. The destination and … Continue reading Reflection on course design
The online learning became more popular across the globe , mainly due to the COVID 19 pandemic. However teaching online is not that easy as how it was predicted. From facilitator’s point of view , designing an online course is more challenging than preparing the usual course materials. It is always important to remember ,Continue reading "Topic 4"
Learning in communities is widely applicable in modern teaching and learning context. In the contemporary academic world networked community learning is vastly applicable across the globe. In this scenario students are networked through a virtual platform to achieve a common task. Community Learning in any context is a complex process with the involvement of differentContinue reading "Topic 3 – Learning in Communities"
Designing a course is not only about creating realistic course goals and matching learning activities to those. A major part is to attract and maintain the students’ interest. There has to be something thrilling that awakens their curiosity, a bit like...
There has been a discussion lately with colleagues about the actions or measures that keep students on track or drive them to withdraw from their courses. I have been analysing a recent case of one of my students who dropped out of my course just five weeks after the commencement of the semester. I teachContinue reading "Let’s create a colourful environment for our students"
Photo by Sergey Zolkin on Unsplash During this weeks when we have worked with this topic, our group have had very interesting discussions related to both cooperation and collaboration and with those as a starting point, I want to start by defining these two concepts; Cooperation: The process of working together to the same end.Continue reading "Topic 3 Learning in communities- networked collaboration"
It has been stated that faculty members may be unaware of the effective strategies to manage conflict and some just keep watching without any effective guidance. After navigating the internet about this issue, I have found that there are some unpretentious efforts at some colleges worldwide that offer students courses on learning conflict resolution skillsContinue reading "Role of Academia in Managing Conflicts of Collaborative Groups"
Creative educators establish quality learning environments that allow students to engage in collaborative learning activities within their assigned groups. Such environments contribute to better learning outcomes, including development of higher order thinking skills. Students can be heterogeneous in their outlooks to collaborative activities, especially when participants of diverse cultures and attitudes are connected in computer-basedContinue reading "Conflicts within Learning Collaborative Groups"
In this blog post I would like to focus on my own Personal Learning Networks – what they look like and how they could be taken further.A network could be described as a group, of varying size, and the group members all have different characters. In rea...