Hello world!

Just to be clear, this is not just another WordPress site! It is brave and also vulnerable to say that I also feel very new to this process and anxious as many may be at this stage about the digital environment and excited at the same time about what I will be exposed to through… Continue reading Hello world!

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Introduction

Thank you for reading my blog. I am a student, educationalist, mother, wife, friend, colleague who is interested in how we space our own and our communities future through continuous learning. As I post my own learnings and thoughts, I welcome comments to expand, clarify and challenge my own thinking. #futureofeducation #learntolearn

Cooperative Learning – Planning and Implementation

Collaborative Learning

What us Collaborative learning and what is Cooperative Learning? Often one can confuse the two, but believe me there are distinctive differences. What is Cooperative Learning?– A group of students work together on a structured activity, where the workload is split equally amongst the group members and each is responsible for their work. The groupContinue reading “Collaborative Learning”

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Topic 4: Design for Online and Blended Learning

Blended learning has many educational benefits which can help to establish rich teaching presence, social presence, and cognitive presence. One of the most widely used and researched frameworks for online teaching is the Community of Inquiry. These three related concepts of teaching presence, social presence and cognitive presence lie at the core and it isContinue reading “Topic 4: Design for Online and Blended Learning”

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Topic 3: Learning in Communities – Networked Collaborative Learning

Networks have a profound impact on how we learn and in this topic I have learned what a Personal Learning Network is, where everyone is a learner, teacher and a contributor. We are able to build a deep support system of colleagues, mentors and coaches by connecting meaningfully and authentically. A personal learning network meansContinue reading “Topic 3: Learning in Communities – Networked Collaborative Learning”

Lesson Learnt – Future Practice

Online participation plays an important role in successful online teaching and learning, and this has manifested in my engagement in the ONL211 course. My participation in accessing the online environments, attending webinars, writing of blogs, group discussion and collaborative work has honed my abilities as a professional in the field of education management and administrationContinue reading “Lesson Learnt – Future Practice”