Moving forward

One of my teacher training courses over ten years ago included reflecting on Hattie’s theory of visible learning as well as many other pedagogical perspectives. In student groups, we discussed the importance of teachers seeing learning through the eyes of students and various approaches to empowering students to take ownership of their own learning. There… Continue reading Moving forward



As I embarked on this ONL journey, I am not sure what my expectations were, apart from wanting to learn about learning in a digital classroom setting, however “fluffy” that might sound in writing. What I do know, however, is that my perspective on and my approach to this course has changed over time. From… Continue reading Transformation


Thoughts on topic 4

This week we started discussing design for online and blended learning in our ONL course. This will be interesting! In the book Teaching as a Design Science (Laurillard, 2012), the author talks about teaching and learning, and she raises a number of interesting questions on what it takes to teach and what it basically takes… Continue reading Thoughts on topic 4

Maybe next year

March 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic has shocked the world, and in Sweden, schools are beginning to move from the physical classrooms to digital learning environments. I am told to cancel all physical meetings at work, and to only schedule online teaching with my university students. Keep an open mind, we’re told – find new solutions,… Continue reading Maybe next year


There are many perspectives of openness, and the concept often relates to connectivity and free access to material when we discuss openness in the virtual space. An open access learning community often gives acessibility to material and knowledge without charge, and there are benefits from learning together in online collaboration. There is also a sense… Continue reading Openness

Navigating spaces

There is a lot to be said about digital competencies, and what it actually means to be “digitally competent”, if there even is such a thing (who decides who is digitally competent, anyways?). We live in an ever-changing society, where we have to constantly adapt to new technology, new tools, and new ways of thinking,… Continue reading Navigating spaces

A teacher’s thoughts

This is my starting point for reflections during the ONL211 course, 2021. I work with our various Teacher Programmes at Karlstad University, where I manage courses in Classroom Management (Governing Learning) and teach various modules within our educational programmes. I am also part of the team at the Center for Teching & Learning at Karlstad… Continue reading A teacher’s thoughts