Connecting and networking
1. Connecting and networking 22 September – 6 October

Connecting and networking

During these two important weeks the focus is to familiarize with the online learning spaces and to connect with peers and facilitators. You will be encouraged to share expectations, background knowledge, experiences and practices and begin to build relationships and to form groups. Read more here.

webinarTuesday 22 September 13-14.00  Informal introductory webinar (see the event)
See the recording here and the presentation here!

2. Digital literacy
7-13 October

Digital literacy

During this topic we will together explore important literacies to survive and thrive in the digital age as learners and educators. You will be encouraged to continue to reflect on your digital presence and identity as well as your experiences of digital consumption, communication, collaboration and creation, as a learner and an educator.

webinar Monday 5 October 16-17  webinar with Sara Mörtsell Digital Literacy (see the event)
See the recording here and her slides here!

3. Collaborative learning and communities 14-20 October

Collaborative learning and communities

In this third topic we will explore aspects of collaborative learning in relation to networked online spaces for learning. You will be encouraged to reflect on the meaning of peer learning and the development of learning communities in relation to PBL and to building personal learning networks and environments.

twitter  Wednesday 14 October 20.00-21.00 Tweet chat (Twitter), see the “recording” here!

4. Flexible and mobile learning 21 October – 3 November (including autumn break)

Flexible and mobile learning

In this fourth topic we will explore some of the drivers behind flexible and mobile learning as well as what these can entail for both students and educators. You will also be encouraged to reflect on possible challenges and opportunities this has for learning and education in general, both from an individual, collaborative and organizational perspective.

webinar Thursday 22 October 19-20 webinar (see event) about Flexible and mobile learning. This webinar will be “flipped”, so before the webinar, please see this video with Jonas Månsson!

5. Open educational practices
4-10 November

Open educational practices

In this topic we will explore the benefits and challenges of openness in education and learning generally, but also how OER (Open Educational Resources) and OEP (Open Educational Practices) can be used for building PLN (Personal Learning Networks) and PLE (Personal Learning Environments) as well as be adapted and contextualized for specific learning and teaching situations. The meaning of different MOOC formats will be touched upon, with this course as one example.

6. Designing learning environments 11-17 November

Designing learning environments

In this topic we will explore how online environments can be designed to support learning, including online tutoring/facilitation, peer-support/tutoring and educational design models. You will be encouraged to reflect on your own experiences of what constitutes good support in a problem-based and open networked learning environment.

twitter Wednesday 11 November 20.00-21.00 Tweet chat (Twitter). See the full discussion on Storify.

7. Concluding week: Open Networked Learning, future perspectives 18-24 November

Concluding week: ONL, future perspectives

During this concluding week, peers and facilitators will share and reflect on learning experiences from ONL as well as look ahead what this might mean for our present and future practices. What effect has the learning experiences from this course had on your development of Personal learning networks and environments as well as your own professional practice? What were the benefits and what were the challenges? What are the next steps?

webinar Monday 23 November 13.00 – 14.00: Final webinar

NOTE! Date has been changed!

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Link to ICS file