Wearing the learner’s hat: Viewing blended learning from a student’s perspective (Topic 4)

Topic 4 was especially beneficial for me for 2 main reasons. Firstly, it was a timely opportunity for me to reflect on my own efforts in recent years to promote collaboration amongst my own students with the help of blended learning. 2 years ago I started experimenting with online learning activities and, to my surprise,Continue reading “Wearing the learner’s hat: Viewing blended learning from a student’s perspective (Topic 4)”

All great things come to an end…..

When a colleague tiped me of the ONL I just had a quick look and shrug my shoulders and said “Shure, why not?”. I was also about to plan for a new online course so it fitted me quite perfect. I registered and then actually forgot about it.   Then suddenly it was time to […]

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Topic 5: Lessons Learnt, Personal Networks Created & Fun Times Shared…… I look forward to a changed outlook on Teaching and Learning.

The ONL has been one of the best courses I have been on. The most important things that I take with me from the course are as follows: Structure is everything: a good course must be mapped out well. Introduction is key, availability and access to learning materials is crucial and there must be a… Continue reading Topic 5: Lessons Learnt, Personal Networks Created & Fun Times Shared…… I look forward to a changed outlook on Teaching and Learning.

Negative? Me? No!?!

The past two weeks has been both uplifting and reflective. When studying both the “Five Stage Model” [Salmon 2013] and the “Community of Inquiry” (CoI) [Vaughan 2103] my teacher self has been confirmed and I realize that I am doing much right in my online teaching, but there are also very much room for improvements, […]