I will sum up the learning from the course by answering some questions posed to us be the course leaders. What are the most important things that you have learnt through your engagement in the ONL course? Discussions in the group, co-creation of knowledge and deepening understanding together Understanding the importance of social context for … Continue reading Widening understanding – summing up ONL 191 →
The past two weeks we have been exploring the model Community of inquiry. The model is presented in the previous post. A couple of things caught my attention. Cleveland-Innes, M. (2018) presents categories of teacher presence. She says the teacher presence is seen in three dimensions: Design and organization Facilitating discourse Direct instruction This is … Continue reading Designing for learning →
Collaboration has been on my mind for the past weeks. What is the difference between collaboration and traditional group work? Jane A. Scheuermann (5.2.2018) writes that collaborating learning needs a group, the learners are accountable to each other and the social skills are improved. There is also is culture of sharing and helping. In collaborative … Continue reading How to encourage curious, collaborative learning as a teacher →
“Openness is about sharing and being generous”, says David Wiley on a Ted talk. That made me think of my own practice. How open am I? Is there a 2-year old in me saying “I don´t want to share”? There probably is, because I reacted on this point. And when Davis continues his argumentation he … Continue reading Openness in online learning →
Hi, we investigated what kind of barriers online courses meet and what teachers can do about them. Hope you find this helpful, Group 8 Check out our work here
This week we have been exploring the barriers in online learning in our group. It has been useful to explore ones own barriers at the same time. During the course I have so far felt anxiety when posting comments, speaking in meetings and when trying to find time for the course. These types of feelings … Continue reading Barriers in online learning and how to overcome them →
I came across this when surfing the web about connected learning: It made me think about teaching and learning – once again. At the institution where I am teaching the thinking about learning and teaching is quite modern. Our ways of working in groups, this includes both teachers and students, open possibilities for shared thinking … Continue reading Connected learning and teaching styles →
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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.
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton