The most important things I have learned during ONL course are related to me as a learner, working in groups, and studying online courses. Of course, many new aspects of openness have also emerged, such as the quite difficult concepts of digital visitors/residents, open education and blended learning. But as said, more has been related … Continue reading Lessons learnt – reflection of ONL192 →
The theme for week 4 was to shift the focus from participant to supporter/facilitator of an online course. On paper this should have been easy, as the three first topics set the base for understanding online learning from a participant perspective. However easy on paper, I found it to be quite the opposite, partly because … Continue reading Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning →
A few years ago I participated in a conference in Stockholm. As I registered for the event, the instructions also said to follow the hashtag of the conference. I remember being sucked in to the discussions that went on in the “digital backstage” on Twitter as presentations where given. Much of the content was related … Continue reading Topic 3: Connectivism and online collaborative learning →
Openness is everywhere today, as exemplified by all the free content on different social media platforms. Openness is also supposed to be something obvious in educational settings. Openness has a long history, as classical teaching in the physical room is open, at least at our university. But in a digital setting, this openness is not … Continue reading Topic 2: Going open →
Concluding all the discussions and reflections our group engaged in during the first topic on online participation and digital literacies would result in a short novel. Therefore, I have decided to only reflect upon the categorization of individuals in visitors/residents, or even natives/immigrants. In our group we discussed and reflected that labeling is in this … Continue reading Reflections of week 1 →
I’m a digital visitor, with early experience of the use of digital tools. My first memory of a computer was when I visited a friends fathers workplace at Helsinki University, and we got to see the computer they had there. This was maybe 1985(ish), when I was 6(ish). Later on as computers became more common, … Continue reading My thoughts on digital – less is more →
My name is Jonas. I work as a lecturer at the Department of Healthcare at Arcada UAS in Helsinki, Finland. My background is quite broad, ranging from a degree in emergency care (registered nurse) to a master in history. My work experience is also quite broad. In the recent years I have been concentrating on … Continue reading Who am I? →
This is Jonas blog for course 192 of Open Networked Learning.