Blended Learning

In this topic we have been observing community of inquiry as the baseline principle towards design for online and blended learning. At the basis of the community of inquiry is the Venn diagram of Social, Cognitive, and Teaching Presence intersecting together in Educational Experience. Like many other models, in my opinion community of inquiry needs … Continue reading Blended Learning

Are ARGs PLNs?

Following the title of this blog in the discussion of edutainment (educational entertainment) versus education, we should look at an interesting phenomenon that has been around for quite a few years now. Alternate Reality Games (ARG) are akin to treasure hunts that can happen by leaving a series of connected clues in the physical or … Continue reading Are ARGs PLNs?

Digital Visitor or Just Silent?

During the OpenNetworkedLearning course we have been examining the continuum between the digital visitors and residents supplemented by the continuum of personal versus institutional use of different technologies. In this text I will take a look at one of the most commonly discussed aspects: social media platforms. My impression is that some of the leading motivations … Continue reading Digital Visitor or Just Silent?