Prohibition of Thoughts and Speech in Group Work

“Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers. The freedom and pluralism of the media shall be respected.” These words originate from the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights (ArticleContinue reading “Prohibition of Thoughts and Speech in Group Work”


ONL Topic 5: Lessons learnt – future practice

These are my reflections on ONL201 course. In a period of 2.5 months this experience has been like a roller coaster experience. At the same time than I did the ONL course the pandemic disruption transformed the society and there has been a sudden explosive growth of the use of digital tools. At the beginning […]


ONL Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning

I will share my experience in blended learning in a course I am involved in at the University of Linköping. I have been teacher since 2017 and course coordinator since 2018 in the course of Social Epidemiology in the Master Program in Medical Sciences. To teach to students the relevance of social determinants of health […]


My Precious – Universities and Open Learning

At a first glance universal access to education was for centuries limited for privileged people such as the nobleman, rich or religious representatives. Today the situation might look somehow better because theoretically everybody has the right to visit a school or university. Theoretically! Different reports show that there is still a gap to fill sinceContinue reading “My Precious – Universities and Open Learning”


ONL Topic 3: Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning

I have learnt to appreciate the approach and philosophy found in problem-based learning (PBL) as a facilitator in face-to-face problem-based learning group at the Medical School of Linköping University. The PBL philosophy is inspired by Socrate’s “maïeutic” (from the Ancient Greek μαιευτικός (maieutikós) where the purpose was that the knowledge that emerges in the exchange […]


Who is writing?

Hi, I am a teacher and PhD student in Engineering at Linköping University who is interested in higher education pedagogy. My educator “career” started as lab- and seminar assistant and resulted later in full course responsibility. Apart from my ordinary teaching I also work at my university at a pedagogical support unit called Didacticum whichContinue reading “Who is writing?”