Topic 3 – Learning in communities – Networked Collaborative Learning

I have been thinking on learning and teaching much lately. Our topic 3: Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning – is, I must admit, a little bit out of my comfort zone, even if I had good learning experiences using collaborative learning. I believe it is a little bit out of my comfort zoneContinue reading “Topic 3 – Learning in communities – Networked Collaborative Learning”

This got me thinking……

When thinking back on my years in different levels of education there’s always been an obvious preconception from teachers that everyone knows how to collaborate to solve a group task. Later as a teacher, I too took this for granted, never giving it much thought. The result, both in my own education and amongst my […]

Topic 3 : Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning.

Learning in communities can easily be confused with group work. In our group’s discussions, Rafi shared a comprehensive definition of collaborative learning. This definition can be paraphrased to describe collaborative learning as broad overarching term encompassing the efforts of teachers and students. Collaborative learning includes a variety of approaches, tools and techniques. Individuals in the… Continue reading Topic 3 : Learning in communities – networked collaborative learning.


Topic 2: Open Learning – Sharing and Openness

Originally posted on sivjonss blogging:
Fascinating two weeks, and much learning has taken place around Open Educational Practices (OEP) and Open Educational Resources (OER) ! The introduction to openness in education by Kay Oddone (Queensland University of Technology, Australia) and Alastair Creelman (Linnaeus University, Sweden) gave me so many new insights and I needed to…


So the second topic of ONL is Open learning. Hm…when I first start to think about it I consider both myself and my colleges quit open. But then I realize that we are open towards each other, within the institution but not with the outside world really. It’s no big deal sharing material and lectures […]