PLN or Personal Learning Network is based on learning theories such as connectivism that can leverage internet technologies to connect us to our colleagues, mentors, and professionals to enhance our learning and help us to take charge of our own professional development. PLN theories are extensively addressed here by Kay Oddone. In all areas, developments … Continue reading “Learning using PLN”
Frankly speaking, not so long ago my idea of online learning was barely an extension of regular learning with the change of medium. COVID-19 showed me why I was wrong. I had my first online teaching before summer and I felt for the first time something is missing. Keeping student engaged appeared to be a … Continue reading “Lessons learnt – future practice from ONL202”
In ONL we learned the Gilly salmon’s Five stage model. The model provides a framework for online learning and facilitation. There are many similarities between the model and how ONL is organized. The following figure briefly describes the model. In the following I will try to fit ONL in the five stage model. Stage one … Continue reading “Gilly salmon’s Five stage model and ONL”
He who receives ideas from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine receives light without darkening me.” Thomas Jefferson Education is all about enlightenment – enlightening each other through sharing, collaboration and feedback. Openness is central in education. Today, we have Internet, it gives us a great … Continue reading “How do you share your resources?”
The title might confuse you but not for long if I say I am going to write about the Digital Visitor & Resident (VR) model introduced in a webinar by David White. In contrast to Marc Pensky’s model that is based on generational distinction or digital technology skill distinction, this model captures users motivation in … Continue reading “Dr. Visitor and Mr. Resident”
While addressing the challenge of educating millennial children Marc Prensky (2001) emphasized on the technological environment that they are brought up in. Prensky coined Digital natives and digital immigrants to label today’s digital users but failed to notice much larger problems such as digital divide. Instead of labelling users, the Digital Visitor and Resident (V&R) … Continue reading “The digital dilemma – visitor vs. resident”
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