When I signed up for the ONL-course, globalization was taken for granted and online learning was embraced by a smaller portion of my colleagues. When the course started, it was nice to meet so many people who share the same interests as I do related to…
During the first two weeks of the ONL course, we have been learning a lot about digital literacy through the enlightening lecture of Prof. David White. He introduced us the concept of “visitors” and “resident” in the context of engagement with the web. Visitors are those who use the web as a tool, instead, residentsContinue reading “Online Participation & Digital Literacies”
Hi Everyone!!! My name is Pietro Elia Campana and I am a researcher and teacher at Mälardalen University, Sweden. My research focus mostly on simulation and optimization of energy systems and water food energy nexus. I am also course coordinator for several course on the broad topic of sustainable energy systems. I am here inContinue reading “Introduction”
Open Networked Learning (ONL) just started and the first topic is about online participation and digital literacies and we already got an excellent introduction to new concepts about digital citizens and the levels of engagements and exposure of someone in an online environment, thus the distinguish between resident and visitor (http://daveowhite.com/vandr/). Prensky, distinguishing individuals thatContinue reading “Topic 1: Online Participation & Digital Literacies”
My name is Leonidas Matsakas and I am working as Senior Lecturer at Biochemical Process Engineering at Luleå University of Technology. I am currently participating in the Open Networked Learning (ONL201) course and this is my blog.
We are now a few weeks into the course and I can summarize my experience so far with one word: inspiring.- Meeting colleagues from various universities who share a common interest in learning more about ONL opens up for new perspectives on various issu…
with about sixty colleagues, I started a very new experience online. I guess it will take me a while to get familar with all the tools and possibilities in the online community. I feel very good after the sharing of possible frustration and language is…
I am attending a pedagogical course in Open and Network Learning. This will be interesting. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
Today we had an information meeting about the ONL201-course – it was nice meeting seven colleagues from Linnaeus University who, like me, will take this course.Looking forward to meeting my PBL-group and other participants in the course!
This is my final entry addressing the ONL course – it’s on topic 5 “lessons learned – future practices” This course was quite an experience! It kept me breathless throughout – from being overwhelmed in the beginning by being confronted with a completely new experience of course design and learning activities, to further taking part … Continue reading Future practices of teaching
This entry is part of the course ONL192 (topic 4 “Blended Learning / Design”) In which way can emotions facilitate students’ learning experience? How can they create more commitment in students and in which way do they help the course to be completed by a majority of participants rather than a few? This entry, as … Continue reading Teaching and Emotions
This entry is part of the course ONL192 (topic 3 Learning in Communities) Online teaching and learning can be a very distanced, detached experience – high drop out rates and incomplete assignments haunt the online learning environments in many conventional distance courses. Taking this course, the ONL 192, helped me to understand why this happens … Continue reading Learning through friendship