Topic 5: Lessons learnt – future practice

Exploring Digital Learning Landscapes: Navigating Education’s New Horizons In an era where technology has become an integral part of our lives, the way we learn and participate in educational spaces has undergone a profound transformation. During the course, it was possible to dig into four topics that enlighten the ever-evolving nature of education in the […]


Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning

Blended learning is an educational approach that combines traditional face-to-face classroom instruction with online learning activities. In a blended learning system, students have access to a range of digital resources and technologies that enhance their learning experience, while still having regular opportunities for interaction with their teacher and peers in a physical classroom. BLENDED LEARNING […]

Topic 3: Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning

Learning in communities has evolved significantly in the modern educational landscape, propelled by the advent of networked collaborative learning. Ever noticed how learning can feel more exciting when you’re part of a group? Well, that’s the essence of learning in communities through networked collaborative learning.  It’s like teaming up with friends to solve a challenging […]

Topic 2: Sharing and openness

The Impact of Openness on Bridging Educational Digital Divides” by Andy Lane ( has been published in 2009 and the importance of openness in education was already dividing teachers. “Openness has been a feature of higher education for many decades, particularly through the establishment of open universities, although there remain debates about what openness means […]

The End of the Journey: Unforgettable Course Experience

As I sit to write my final blog about this course, my heart is full of gratitude, and thoughts swirl around my mind. The experiences have been enlightening and encouraging, shaping my understanding of online learning and its dynamics. One of the key insights I’ve gathered from this course is the immense importance of a…


Topic 5: Lessons learnt – future practice

  During my participation in the ONL course, I have gained valuable insights and knowledge that will greatly influence my teaching practice. One of the most important things I have learned is the significance of online participation and digital literacies. The course has highlighted the importance of fostering a sense of community and meaningful interactions […]



What are the most important things you have learned through your engagement in the ONL course? Why? Participating in the Open Networked Learning (ONL) course has been a transformative experience, providing me with a diverse range of valuable learning opportunities and skills that were previously inaccessible. The ONL course has proven to be more than […]


Taking care. The last reflection

This semester has been turbulent for many reasons: I struggled with working full time (after a chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer a few years ago); at work, besides all the teaching in courses and all the staff meetings, we created a new program and I am managing one of the processes in this work which […]


Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning

  In collaborating with my PBL group to design an introductory online blended course using the ABC learning method, I gained valuable insights into the process of course design and the effective integration of different teaching approaches. Through our discussions and brainstorming sessions, I learned the importance of aligning the learning activities and assessment criteria […]

Topic 5: Reflections on the course and suggestions

A Reflection on the course: This was generally a stimulating course with a challenging amount of work. Although we had challenges in the beginning when it comes to forming our group as a community in practice, the connections and commitments were clearer and a collaborative environment was built as we went along. The course at […]

Topic 4: Online and Blended learning design

For topic 4, we were asked to reflect on Online and Blended learning design with an approach that seeks to “encourage learners’ engagement and learning processes” in online and blended learning design. I would like to reflect a little further on one of the sources included in our reading and one that we have touched […]