Life after ONL

On August I got an email from my university about available pedagogical courses, and ONL cought my eye. After the benji-jump into online teaching on spring 2020, I was eager to learn how it actually should be done. It also sounded very reasonable to study online learning in an online-course and the very international approach […]

What are my personal learning networks?

“Why learn online with other people?” Jon Dron and Terry Anderson ask in their article Teaching crowds: learning and social media (2014). Their answer is as simple and straightforward as the question: because it is possible. At the time when article was written, roughly one third of world’s population had access to internet and the […]

The five-stage-model in the context of design

I was very delighted when I first red about the five-stage-model developed by Gilly Salmon in ONL2020 course. Since the outbreak of covid-19 pandemic in spring 2020 I had struggled to figure out how to support students’ learning online, and there it was – a readily buildt method exactly for that. When discussing the fourth […]

Opening up the design studies?

I have to admit, that I have never found open learning very intriguing question, and definetely not one related to my field. I had actually never really thought of the subject matter before it was introduced to us as second topic of ONL2020 course, and even then I could not see it having any connection […]

Me and digital literacy

I’m used to seeing myself as quite a digitally literate person. This is partly due to me having been the youngest one in quite many contexts in my life: in my childhood family, and when studying in university as well as among my colleagues in the beginning of my teaching career. I was playing with […]