In this blog series a chronicle the insights from Open Network Learning course by fusing insights with elements from pop culture. Last week of the course. Teaching will never be the same. Some events, when you look back, had such a profound impact on your teaching that it shattered the very foundations to an extentContinue reading “A Week of Profound Insights”
‘Affect’ in and of teaching is positioned as how to make sense of face-to-face teaching and particularly what we as teachers frame as learning communities. Clearly, no learning encounter can be devoid of affect – but what ‘affect’ means for teachers and students is different, and the question why it is positioned as central to learning remains if not shrouded in mystery, then at least a bit unexplored scientifically.
In this blog post I continue to anchor serious pedagogical topics (openness of Open Learning) in happy-go-lucky, not so serious 1980s cultural references (He-Man).
The challenge with the synthwave genre is the question if it really improves the original sound, which despite its flaws continues to make grab people, and if it contributes to something new to our understanding of music? This is pretty much how I look at something like ONL and online problem-based learning in the landscape (discourse) of learning.
“Oh dear…” My first feeling after having tried to make sense of all the different instructions, overviews, videos, blogs, vlogs, platforms, assignments, teachers, co-teachers, learners, co-learners, open learners, groups, subgroups, zoom-meetings, doodles, google-drives, learning spaces, twitter sessions, editable powerpoints, creditable study points, rules of engagement, forms of consent, and amount of time spent. I couldContinue reading “The unbearable weightiness of being a learner”