Unfortunately, I had a bit of a medical issue and could not attend the meetings for most of topic 3. They also coincided with the busiest part of the semester, where I had many teaching arrangements, writing, and administrative tasks. This made keeping on track immensely difficult. Consequently, I let my team mates down. I […]
Last week, a colleague (Zi Hui) commented on my previous post saying that it seems that the harder task seems to be creating lifelong attitudes that allow students to see that they should collaborate and be willing to be open with one another. In this post, I want to reflect upon some of the challenges […]
As a lecturer, and I believe that this will be the case for many participants, most of us tend to approach learning from an educator’s point of view. This view of learning is often influenced by the more conventional view of teaching which emphasizes content delivery over active learning (Bajak 2014). The key differentiating principle […]
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 […]
In this reflection I will reflect on a course that was not aimed as an online learning course, but that I had to give as an online course in Zoom during the pandemic. I will do this in relation to what could have been better. I will do this reflection in relation to Robin Key’s […]
Understanding how AI works, its limitations and potential, can help us better adapt the way we work. My thoughts on NUS AICC (2023) course.
Wow! What an extraordinary course we have embarked on! The path of learning has been intense, invigorating our minds and igniting a spark of inspiration within us. Through vibrant discussions, we have witnessed the incredible commitment and camaraderie…
Honoured guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, my fellow colleagues… Credit: hotpot.ai image generator. As we come to the end of our 3 months of learning together, I just wanted to take a moment to express my heartfelt gratitude to 2 groups of people. First, thank you to the organisers of this ONL journey. It has been […]
The webinars and group discussions around this topic got me thinking about how I would like to create effective online/blended learning. One of my group members introduced me to a new word: mechanisms (thanks Ziad!). As I understand it, mechanisms are the big-picture strategies which we use to achieve our goal. For some reason, as […]
Trying the FISh-model The question in the scenario, “How can I get people to really recognize the value of becoming part of a learning community and experience the benefits of social learning?” is indeed intriguing and this course, ONL231, has helped me concerning this. I teach in an international master course, Research methods in Innovation […]
Over the past few weeks, our discussions have focused on the transformative impact of online and blended learning on the education landscape. We explored how these approaches have revolutionized the delivery of education and, in the process, uncovered …
The COI framework can serve as a guide to help educators plan and implement multi-modal educational experience for their students.