Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning

Looking at this ONL experience, in particular the group activities, I agree with the results of the study conducted by Capdeferro and Romero [1] on how to avoid frustration in on-line learning environments that is equivalent on how to promote collaboration (since one of the main reasons of frustration is the lack of collaboration). IContinue reading “Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning”

Topic 3: Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning

The third topic of ONL is here with yet another interesting topic: Learning in communities and networked collaborative learning. With the best example of networked collaborative learning to be the ONL course itself! Collaborative learning is one of the educational approaches that involved teaching and learning in which the students/learners work in groups. Collaborative learningContinue reading “Topic 3: Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning”


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”

Topic 1: Online Participation & Digital Literacies

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.