Looking back, looking forward.

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.


Be online or not to be?

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?


Collaborative learning: myth, dream, utopia or reality?

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?


Knowledge, learning and openness

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


Learning, digital literacy and digital skills

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