Topic 5: Lessons learnt – future practice

Exploring Digital Learning Landscapes: Navigating Education’s New Horizons In an era where technology has become an integral part of our lives, the way we learn and participate in educational spaces has undergone a profound transformation. During the course, it was possible to dig into four topics that enlighten the ever-evolving nature of education in the […]


Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning

Blended learning is an educational approach that combines traditional face-to-face classroom instruction with online learning activities. In a blended learning system, students have access to a range of digital resources and technologies that enhance their learning experience, while still having regular opportunities for interaction with their teacher and peers in a physical classroom. BLENDED LEARNING […]

Topic 3: Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning

Learning in communities has evolved significantly in the modern educational landscape, propelled by the advent of networked collaborative learning. Ever noticed how learning can feel more exciting when you’re part of a group? Well, that’s the essence of learning in communities through networked collaborative learning.  It’s like teaming up with friends to solve a challenging […]

Topic 2: Sharing and openness

The Impact of Openness on Bridging Educational Digital Divides” by Andy Lane ( has been published in 2009 and the importance of openness in education was already dividing teachers. “Openness has been a feature of higher education for many decades, particularly through the establishment of open universities, although there remain debates about what openness means […]


Topic 5 – To teach online in the future

Ok, now the course is over and I have to think about online learning by myself. Me and my colleagues at the department are constructing a hybrid online course for this autumn 2023. Maybe this is when I put theory into practice. But no, the whole ONL course has been about putting theory and practice […]


Daring to be open: the best of the ONL

I started this week with a discussion in my group about the future of education. How would education look like in 10-20 years? I was excited to listen to my group since they are more involved in innovation and technology than me. We talk about a dream of open and accessible education where you could […]

Blended learning: losing the fear!

Many of my colleagues believe that blended learning is difficult, as it is had to design course content that provides the best opportunities for both only and face to face learning. I have entered this reflection with the aim to explore the possibilities. Step 1: Make a self-assessment I started by filling the “Community of […]


Topic 4: constructing an online course together

This is my last reflection during this ONL course. The times has really flown away, can’t understand that it is already over and completed. But completed isn’t possible when it comes to this subject. Not only due to my job as an university lecturer, constantly producing learning activities and courses. But also due to the […]

A simple Sandwich approach to collaborative learning

I was recently coordinating the final module of the thesis course at the bachelor’s in criminology at Lund University (RÄSA 02). Students need to write the thesis in groups of two, but many were against group work. The work was hybrid with  They explained that group work often took more time than individual work, contradicting […]

ONL course: contents, experiences, and reflections

The ONL course has provided several valuable insights into pedagogical theory and practice on different levels: with regards to the course contents, in terms of an experience of collaborative learning in a digital context, and finally in provoking reflection on how to implement teaching in different settings. Contentwise several topics have become more familiar to […]

Design for Online and Blended Learning

Online and blended learning provide flexibility in terms of time, location, and pace of learning. Designing courses with a user-centric approach ensures accessibility for diverse learners, accommodating their individual needs and preferences. Promoting active learning experiences in online and blended environments requires intentional instructional design. Incorporating interactive elements, multimedia resources, and collaborative activities engages learners […]