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Creating an Engaging Blend: Harnessing the Power of Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning

Blended learning revolutionizes the educational environment, incorporating synchronous interaction while providing the flexibility of asynchronous learning. Finding the right balance between these two approaches is key to creating an effective and fulfilling learning experience. “Teachers who focus on the real role of universities – teaching students how to think deeply and critically – and who […]

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Grab the Hammer! We are Building Collaborative Learning Communities in the Digital Age

“Our only plan is to improvise.” Daft Punk – Fragments of Time (Ugur, 2021) In today’s connected world, learning is no longer confined to traditional classrooms. Digitally connected communities offer unique opportunities for students to collaborate and participate in social learning. This blog post explores course design strategies that foster collaboration, influence students’ ability to […]

One final reflection

Good evening, fellow ONL-ers! Since I finished my workshop early this afternoon, it’s looking like a double-post day! Since there’s not really reading material for this last unit…

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Open-Learning // Blended Future

The combination of in-person and online instruction has become a key trend in higher education, altering how both students and teachers learn. The conventional distinctions between actual classrooms and virtual learning settings are becoming more hazy as technological developments continue to change the face of education. Blended learning is a cutting-edge method that blends the […]

Reflection 5: My Overall Insight

Hello everyone! I am writing this post to discuss my insights within the whole duration of the training. The use of digital tools in education has increased significantly in recent years, and this has had a profound impact on both students and teachers. One of the most striking aspects of this shift is the way […]

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Digital Literacy & Emotions

“So far technology has hardly changed formal education at all. But a lot of people, including me, think this is the next place where the Internet will surprise people in how it can improve things—especially in combination with face-to-face learning.” – Bill Gates (Manzo, Bill Gates promotes e-learning 2023) Heading for Narnia? Technology has been […]

How to appreciate group work?

Within the framework of the topic connected with collaborative learning, our group decided to investigate how students perceive this topic and how we, as teachers, perceive it through research. More than 90% of students spoke positively about working in groups. This high number surprised me, but I compared it with other studies that reported similar […]

Reflection 4: Digital Tools

Hello Everyone! For this topic, we explored and discussed the digital tools that we are using in our classes. The focus of our group is to identify the digital tools that we can use in our classes and how to integrate them into our synchronous and asynchronous activities. In our discussion, each one of us […]

Reflection 3: Collaboration

Hello everyone! Topic 3 is about collaboration and we were tasked to lead the group in developing our output. First, I and my partner already identified the things that we need to focus on to develop our output, and then we told our group mates to streamline the focus by choosing from the options we […]