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Is this the end?

My view on ONL192During the past twelve weeks, I have been taking an online course, ONL 192 [1] “Online Networked Learning, a course, a community, an approach”. The reason for taking this course was to get a deeper understanding of online teaching and …

1. Introducing the use of Digital Literacies

I apprehensively enrolled into ONL 192 course given my immigrant status. After my fourth session the apprehension levels decreased. Reasons being that the facilitators and group members created an environment that is so conducive to teaching and learning. I guess one can attribute that to the professions that we do belong to. Since social mediaContinue reading “1. Introducing the use of Digital Literacies”

3. Restructure-Reculture: Separate or Simultaneous

In keeping with international trends of introducing online collaboration and networked learning, South Africa too has joined the race. For this blog I draw extensively from my research on teacher collaboration conducted for the completion of my Doctoral studies. I believe that the literature is equally relevant to facilitators in higher education. The lesson learntContinue reading “3. Restructure-Reculture: Separate or Simultaneous”

3. Restructure-Reculture: Separate or Simultaneous

In keeping with international trends of introducing online collaboration and networked learning, South Africa too has joined the race. For this blog I draw extensively from my research on teacher collaboration conducted for the completion of my Doctoral studies. I believe that the literature is equally relevant to facilitators in higher education. The lesson learntContinue reading “3. Restructure-Reculture: Separate or Simultaneous”

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Topic 5: Lessons learnt – future practice

Twelve weeks of online meetings are behind me now. What is the outcome? Here are some key terms: many discussions, different thoughts, different ideas, different solutions, new perspectives, new digital tools, more confidence in the digital world, not alone in the digital world and its challenges, meeting new colleagues (unfortunately only online), development in theContinue reading “Topic 5: Lessons learnt – future practice”