For the summarizing reflection I have made some shorter reflections. Before embarking on them, my main reflection has been that this course has given me the opportunity to find a space where I actually can reflect and work together with others on topics I never have time to work on otherwise. My teaching, especially online, […]
Increasing interaction in my online courses is one of those topics that I keep thinking about. On one hand, I want my online and remote students engaged in the course because otherwise, they drop out or under-perform, but on the other hand, I also want to minimize the amount of interaction I have to put […]
I have found openness the most difficult topic to reflect on because it is so wide and abstract and at the same time concrete to my online teaching practice. The idea of openness is wide and abstract, because how could I even go about opening up courses? And what would it mean? In this course, […]
In the third topic ‘collaborating online’ was front and center. My first insight was that it can be difficult to change collaboration, get to know new people and find new ways forward after having settled into certain ways. With regard to my own practice, I make the reflection that collaborating online can be difficult and that […]
During the reflection week, I encountered a couple of discussions on evidence-based methods and research in relation to this course – both the difficulty of finding research and evidence for how we should (or could?) teach online and the need for using more evidence-based methods within the course. Online teaching is still in its infancy, […]
As a teacher, I think about the visitor and resident spectrum in relation to my students and what I wrote in my previous post about residency being about learning the rules and becoming comfortable within a digital space. I teach a couple of courses that are given online to students with a fairly wide variety […]
Like most of us taking ONL222 I found it easy to relate to the idea of being visitors and residents in the digital world. Depending on what place you are in, like an app or site, you can either be comfortable, know the rules and your way around as a resident, or be uncomfortable, not […]
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