This is my final entry addressing the ONL course – it’s on topic 5 “lessons learned – future practices” This course was quite an experience! It kept me breathless throughout – from being overwhelmed in the beginning by being confronted with a completely new experience of course design and learning activities, to further taking part … Continue reading Future practices of teaching
This entry is part of the course ONL192 (topic 4 “Blended Learning / Design”) In which way can emotions facilitate students’ learning experience? How can they create more commitment in students and in which way do they help the course to be completed by a majority of participants rather than a few? This entry, as … Continue reading Teaching and Emotions
This entry is part of the course ONL192 (topic 3 Learning in Communities) Online teaching and learning can be a very distanced, detached experience – high drop out rates and incomplete assignments haunt the online learning environments in many conventional distance courses. Taking this course, the ONL 192, helped me to understand why this happens … Continue reading Learning through friendship
I just read through a review of the book DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education by Anya Kamenetz (2010). The title was intriguing. And her message seems to be too. She explains the revolution of open online education and how technology and social media are changing how we think of … Continue reading Between DIY edupunks and big data extraction
Blog entries with the category “ONL 192” will be a place where I post reflections that are part of my participation in the Open Network Learning course (ONL 192), October – December 2019. Topic 1: Digital literacy Starting this course, I am intrigued by the usage of social media for teaching, really intersted in learning … Continue reading Digital literacy and social media phobia
Teaching is an art form, according to educational studies scholar Diane Laurillard; it is entertainment and also – in order to be “teaching” it needs to be more than just entertainment. It is based on a “formally defined goal” (Laurillard 2013:1) with the aim to create a space of reflection, to create learning and … Continue reading It’s just a chair…. Learning environments and how they matter…
How does a virutual learning environment differ from a campus-based classroom and what new and different learning environments does this require? This is another entry I write in the frame of a course at the university called Teaching in Higher Education. Its a course with a strong focus on online teaching and blended learning. I … Continue reading Virtual Learning Environments
I am currently wondering how to create an online classroom (without face-to-face time due to distances and financial restrictions of the students) that is exciting and can convey a similar excitement than a face-to-face learning environment often does. Blended learning is a way for Gender Studies in Karlstad to create a good classroom atmosphere, interesting … Continue reading Teaching online… in the field of Gender Studies and Transgender Studies.
This is a the field where I will soon add some information on background and objectives of my own approach within pedagogy and what I particularly understand as transfeminist pedagogies.
Well done! You imported a post and all categories of the Open Networked Learning course homepage. You can edit or delete this post, then start blogging by creating a new post! You might also want to consider to connect your blog to the ONL course homepage. Once you have been allocated to a PBL group, … Continue reading Import successful!