Learning using PLN

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”


How do you share your resources?

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 digital dilemma – visitor vs. 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”