Topic 3 (ONL192): Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning

The topic In this topic ‘Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning’, our PBL group were interested in the term ‘connectivism’. I particularly enjoyed reading the original article on this by George Siemens from 2005. There were so many aspects included in the founding of this –ism that I found fascinating. First, he comments on … Continue reading Topic 3 (ONL192): Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning

Collaborative learning VS Connectivism

Personal Learning Network A Personal Learning Network describe a new pedagogy of learning in groups, it is a way of describing the group of people that you connect with to learn their interactions, ideas, their questions, their reflections, and their references. One can conclude that it is the study of excellent communication (breaking communication barriers … Continue reading Collaborative learning VS Connectivism


Benefits & Challenges associated with Open educational resources (OER)and Open educational practice (OEP).

For the past two weeks, our group was focusing on Open educational resources (OER)and Open educational practice (OEP). We decided to investigate on “What are the problems with OEP (Open Educational Practices) and OER (Open Educational Resources)” What are problems associated with (Open Educational Practices)/OER (Open Educational Resources). Lastly, we looked at Students’ views of … Continue reading Benefits & Challenges associated with Open educational resources (OER)and Open educational practice (OEP).


Becoming more open?

The suggested themes for reflection in Blog 2 encompassed very wide areas (what openness means for your own practice, how to find and use openly licensed resources, advantages and disadvantages of open and closed technologies, implications of different open course and MOOC formats in relation to your learning experience on this course) of which I […]


Topic 2: Open Learning – Sharing and Openness

Fascinating two weeks, and much learning has taken place around Open Educational Practices (OEP) and Open Educational Resources (OER) ! The introduction to openness in education by Kay Oddone (Queensland University of Technology, Australia) and Alastair Creelman (Linnaeus University, Sweden) gave me so many new insights and I needed to look up many of the … Continue reading Topic 2: Open Learning – Sharing and Openness


Open learning- sharing and openness (Topic 2)

This topic has been eye opening from a professional perspective. In my masters studies I am at the moment participating a course that is shared between two Universities in Finland. We are using an IT- platform for learning, that is used in the other University, and not used in our own University. It is a […]


ONL192 Learning Blog 1

The first two weeks working on Topic 1: Online participation and digital literacies have been very busy but interesting! I have started to reflect on myself as an individual in this digital age and what has characterized my journey so far. In the webinar on digital literacies on Tue 1 October with David White and […]