Online and blended learning have become the new normal but yet they suggest a highly disruptive model that cannot be adopted overnight. Implementing open and online/blended learning requires that we change not only the delivery methods and technologies, but also the culture and teaching practices. To adopt it can be overwhelming, so let’s take oneContinue reading “Topic 5: Lessons learned”
In the literature there is a lot of discussions on how to define PLN ( personal learning network). One that resonates with me is that is “a group of people who can guide your learning, point to learning opportunities, answer your questions and give you their benefit of their knowledge and experience.” (Tobin, 1998) EstablishingContinue reading “Topic 3: On networked collaborative learning”
Pedagogy courses are always a good opportunity to learn from best practice examples from outside but also from inside our own institutions, and connect with the pedagogical developments within our own workplace. I work at Aalto University, an institution that hosts around 12000 students, across the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Business, Electrical Engineering,Continue reading “Topic 4: On blended learning”
To design for Open learning is a complex task. There are a set of requirements or design attributes that needs to be considered: participatory technology, people openness & trust, accessibility,… But rather than focusing on the technological side or design method, open learning could be viewed as a professional oath, a mission that guides teachersContinue reading “Topic 2: Open learning”
This blog reflects on the topic of online participation and digital literacies. It draws from my own experience as a teacher in transitioning to distant learning due to the coronavirus outbreak.
I have created this blog as part of the ONL201 Course. I will be sharing my reflections about online learning as I go along. Stay tuned!