Topic 3 : Learning in Communities

Connectivism (Siemens, 2004), and other theories underpin learning in the digital age. It emphasizes that learning occurs through connections between people, and the newer digital technologies have opened up avenues for people to enhance learning. The webinar by Kay Oddone was mainly focused on Personal Learning Networks (PLNs). Perhaps the ONL itself is an exampleContinue reading “Topic 3 : Learning in Communities”

Topic 2 : Openness

Topic 2 deepened my knowledge and thought process in being ‘open’. The webinar by Maha Bali was very engaging and enriching. Some of the information that she shared, such as those related to social justice, as well as regional variations of open content (such as Wikipedia having different quality and even information in different languagesContinue reading “Topic 2 : Openness”

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Blended Learning

What is blended learning? March 2020 saw the arrival of COVID-19 that affected the entire world at large. During this pandemic learning had to continue and although many of our campuses or educators had never delivered an online lecture before, what had to be done had to be done. Hence we embraced online learning! ItContinue reading “Blended Learning”

Topic 4: Design for Online and Blended Learning

Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, I have been teaching remotely. First, at the University of Regensburg (UR) and after, at the National University of Singapore (NUS). From the very beginning it has been a combination of (virtually) face-to-face classes and online activities. Only the amount of these two methods varied between theContinue reading “Topic 4: Design for Online and Blended Learning”