I have had a great time following the ONL course. It has been such an interesting learning experience, highlighting both the benefits of ONL and some of the challenges. One of the key take-aways for me has been the the importance of building both personal and professional relationships when learning in groups. It … Continue reading Lessons learnt – future practice
While Topic 4 unfortunately coincided with the easter break and I wasn’t able to attend the online meetings, I really enjoyed utilising the resources and learning more about online and blended learning as a concept. At the core of blended learning is the idea of taking elements from traditional ‘face to face’ learning and combining it … Continue reading Design for online and blended learning
Hi everyone, we are happy to present our work on “Learning in communities” in Padlet – we have recorded a number of videos of teachers describing what they value most about collaborative learning. Enjoy! Check out our work here
As this course progresses I am becoming more aware of the power of online learning to radically transform educational experiences. I believe for the most part this will be for the better. But I am also believe that technology alone will not transform learning – strong pedagogy combined with the use of technology … Continue reading Promoting Collaborative Learning
It was perhaps extremely fitting that Topic 2 coincided with the busiest time of the year for me: exam period (during which time both of my kids helpfully decided to contract chicken pox). It was a situation that allowed to reflect on some of the key benefits and detriments of open learning. If we … Continue reading Sharing and Openness in an Age of Uncertainty
This is a long overdue post in more ways than one. We are nearing the end of Topic 2 and I need to start reflecting on what we have learnt, but I haven’t really managed to collect my thoughts on Topic 1. So far I have found the concept of open networked learning slightly … Continue reading Digital Literacy: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Digital Age
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This blog is a part of my journey through the ONL191 course. Open networked learning and teaching are in focus in this blog.