Design for Online and Blended Learning

Online and blended learning provide flexibility in terms of time, location, and pace of learning. Designing courses with a user-centric approach ensures accessibility for diverse learners, accommodating their individual needs and preferences. Promoting active learning experiences in online and blended environments requires intentional instructional design. Incorporating interactive elements, multimedia resources, and collaborative activities engages learners […]

Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning

Learning in communities provides a platform for individuals to engage in a collective pursuit of knowledge. The exchange of ideas, perspectives, and experiences within a learning community creates a rich learning environment that fosters critical thinking, deep understanding, and active participation. By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and expertise of its members, a community can unlock […]

Open learning- Sharing and Openness Pros and Cons

Open learning, sharing, and openness lead to free and open access to educational resources and knowledge. Open learning refers to the idea that education should be open and accessible to all, regardless of social or economic status. This means that educational resources, such as textbooks, lectures, and other materials, should be freely available online. Open […]

Essential elements in digital literacy

For the first topic related to digital literacy, in group 7 we talked about the seven elements of digital literacy and how we as teachers can implement these elements in our teaching. The first element, media literacy, concerns about critically reading and creatively producing academic and professional communications in a range of media. For this […]

Take aways…

One insight after practically attending the ONL course is who important it is to spend time to try to get a shared understanding of the scenario or the topic to investigate. If the group does not have a shared understanding, it is easy to either try to cover too much – try to do or […]

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Leading collaborative and co-creating processes

”Collaboration – for what? I can do this better on my own…” I think WHAT to learn and the PURPOSE drives the HOW to learn. In the learning process there must be different ways of learning – the content need to be prepared or to seek on my own, sometimes I need to discuss with […]

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Openness, wisdom and nature

In the hunt for knowledge, man has lost its relation to the surroundings. Our relation to other people, nature or surroundings is possible because we are a sentient being. Thru our perception are we able to be open and receptive for the new, foreign and sometimes scary. We can chose to look at our nature […]

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Go from “me” to “you” to “us”

This is just a short reflection in progress… Sharing some thoughts that are floating at the moment about the idea of openness and socially inclusive education. The need to have tools and frameworks that promote cooperation/co-producing, one’s voice to be heard, etc. is crucial. But it is more about the attitude of the educator that […]