Collaborative learning – dream or nightmare?

Group work. I guess the very phrase stirs emotions in most people. Perhaps memories of embarrassed pupils reading from papers with text copied verbatim from a textbook, while staring at their feet. What is the reason for such seemingly pointless activities? Is there any secret wisdom that only teachers possess? Maybe. From the teacher’s perspective,Continue reading “Collaborative learning – dream or nightmare?”

Connecting week

So, the ONL201 course has started, the Connecting week is over, and it’s time to write my first blog post (of my life, actually). So far, everything has worked out fine. It is always nice to meet new people. Well, of course we haven’t actually ”met”, only talked to each other over the internet. WhichContinue reading “Connecting week”