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Open Networked Learning Course (ONL212), Topic 5: Lessons learnt – future practice

ONL212 has come to an end! What I have really appreciated about ONL is that this course addresses questions beyond digitalization and the use of digital tools. I found myself engaging with more fundamental questions of pedagogy: Who am I as an educator? What are my own ideas about learning? How can I ensure that … Continue reading “Open Networked Learning Course (ONL212), Topic 5: Lessons learnt – future practice”

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Topic 1: Online participation & Digital literacy

Topic 1 in the ONL course was about online participation and digital literacy. Digital literacy could be seen as the needed skills for managing life in a world, increasingly digital (Belshaw, 2012). I have always been curious about new digital technology and appreciated the tools it gives us in our personal and professional life. I … Continue reading Topic 1: Online participation & Digital literacy

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Lesson learnt

December, 10, 2021 I think the overall big lesson learnt from this course is the new perspectives on the balance between content and process in learning activities. It’s perhaps not that I have understood what is the right balance but rather that it has enhanced my awareness of this balance and perhaps that I have […]

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Lesson learnt

December, 10, 2021 I think the overall big lesson learnt from this course is the new perspectives on the balance between content and process in learning activities. It’s perhaps not that I have understood what is the right balance but rather that it has enhanced my awareness of this balance and perhaps that I have […]

What are the major features to consider when designing a course in an online setting?

Topic- 4 reflections From my experience designing blended, fully online or hybrid courses might be very challenging if you do not proceed with a careful planning. Of course this might be adjusted during the delivery of the course, but the main framework should be in place since the beginning. ( Salmon., G. 2013) Certainly knowingContinue reading “What are the major features to consider when designing a course in an online setting?”

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Open Networked Learning Course (ONL212), Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning – advice to my younger self?

When I started teaching many years ago, I received a variety of advice from well-meaning senior colleagues. “Don’t let the students walk all over you.” “Get some student feedback around the mid-term mark to see how you are doing.” “Don’t be too nice.” “Don’t assign too much material.” I don’t recall much discussion about overall … Continue reading “Open Networked Learning Course (ONL212), Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning – advice to my younger self?”