Blended mind

Topic 5 At the moment it is still early for me to say what parts of online networked learning I will include in my teaching. The course has been very intense, and right now all the impressions are quite blended in my mind. At first, open learning sounded a bit suspicious to me. What isContinue reading “Blended mind”

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Introduction

Originally posted on maeling.onl:
Looking forward to a season of learning, to be loss in the world of expectant exploration, of undefined areas of uncharted waters personally in the sea of blogs. Much like opening pandora box, unlike my defined life as a family physician.

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The Power of Community– networked collaborative learning

“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” – Helen Keller. At a glance one can denote that the needs and expectations of current day learners have changed dramatically. Learning communities,are both physical and digital connections. In South Africa the cost of education is getting higher, alas learners are also learningContinue reading “The Power of Community– networked collaborative learning”

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Future practice

Studio/bedroom. Photograph © 2021 Esa Ruskeepää.The fifth and final topic of the ONL 211 course was focused on future practice. What effect has the learning experience from this course had on my development and my own professional practice?I learned to…

Blended learning

Probably the best way to go! Welcoming technology without a goodbye to a must in physical engagement.

Carefully planned curriculum which utilises appropriate tools allow asynchronous sharing, teaching and learning. It allows modern learners to lea…

Sharing and openness

One of the features that attracts me to open online learning is the democratisation of knowledge. Science and scientific knowledge is one of the main achievements that makes us humans: from the invention of fire to the development of vaccines. Knowledg…

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Learning in communities

Marcel Breuer, Marta Erps-Breuer, Katt Both and Ruth Hollos-Consemüller in 1927. twitter.com/BauhausMovementOur third topic was centered around communal learning and networking. We spent a good amount of time trying to define what does “networked …