The learning experience I had from the course, and how it could help shape my future practice is elaborated below. I took the lead in discussions for Topic 1: Digital literacy. I believe it had some impact on the group, and I would like to believe that my initiative, along with my partner in crimeContinue reading “Topic 5 : Lessons Learnt – Future Practice”
Blended learning is a topic being hotly discussed right now, with the Singapore government firmly committed to it. The COVID situation we are in right now has more or less mandated it. Personally, I have done some form of blended learning and use of various IT tools and resources to enable learning outside and beyondContinue reading “Topic 4 : Blended Learning”
Connectivism (Siemens, 2004), and other theories underpin learning in the digital age. It emphasizes that learning occurs through connections between people, and the newer digital technologies have opened up avenues for people to enhance learning. The webinar by Kay Oddone was mainly focused on Personal Learning Networks (PLNs). Perhaps the ONL itself is an exampleContinue reading “Topic 3 : Learning in Communities”
Topic 2 deepened my knowledge and thought process in being ‘open’. The webinar by Maha Bali was very engaging and enriching. Some of the information that she shared, such as those related to social justice, as well as regional variations of open content (such as Wikipedia having different quality and even information in different languagesContinue reading “Topic 2 : Openness”
It was in Topic 1 that I delved deep into the topic of digital literacy. The webinar by David White introduced the concept of digital residents vs visitors, which is a refinement of Prensky’s digital natives vs immigrants paradigm. As someone who likes to believe most things are a shade of gray, I certainly likedContinue reading “Topic 1 : Digital Literacy”
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