Participating in the international conferences, we do not only present our research results but also want to get new ideas, become inspired and create new networks for collaboration. Similarly, taking courses in university pedagogy I always hope to discover something new, e.g. interesting digital tools, effective approaches to explaining statistical concepts or improving communication with … Fortsätt läsa Looking back, looking forward.
Trends and changes in many disciplines call for new statistical methods to take care about a huge amount of data with quite complex structures and of different quality. This in turn requires many different skills besides statistical competence from today’s statisticians for successful collaboration with professionals at the authorities, companies and industries, e.g. strategic thinking … Fortsätt läsa Be online or not to be?
Nowadays, to learn together with coursemates using different forms and tools, including digital, has become an integral part of student centered education. Collaborative learning is often an essential part of online education. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. Margaret … Fortsätt läsa Collaborative learning: myth, dream, utopia or reality?
This is our work related to Topic 3: Learning in communities-networked collaborative Learning. Working on this topic we recognize a lot of issues which we experience now during the ONL191 course! Check out our work here
Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality. Dalai Lama (1357-1419) The idea of openness and sharing knowledge is not a new phenomenon. In ancient Athens, philosophers (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle) presented their ideas and initiated discussions about life, soul, God and society in direct conversations with their students and city inhabitants: “The truth is … Fortsätt läsa Knowledge, learning and openness
This week we (Group 11) have worked on the following Scenario I’m interested in opening up some of my courses and sharing the resources in a responsible way, but I don’t really know where to start. What options are there for offering courses that are open? How do I get support from my colleagues and […]
How difficult could it be taking an online course? “It depends”, you say, and I agree and wonder further what is the most challenging for online learning: learner’s personality, learner’s digital or general skills, co-learners’ personalities and skills, teacher related factors, etc. What is the difference between sitting and discussing various topics face-to-face with your … Fortsätt läsa Learning, digital literacy and digital skills
“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” – Guy Kawasaki Hi! Though it is a part of the ONL-course, I feel that it is a proper time for me to take on a challenge to start blogging… Being a university teacher in Statistics I see a lot of changes in the academic world and outside it, e.g. globalization, … Fortsätt läsa Första blogginlägget