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Reflections and lessons learnt

Interesting, fatiguing but foremost rewarding…. Reflecting back on this ONL is at the same time a reflection on my first, almost whole, year at Arcada. Taking part of the ONL course was valuable since it gave me a better understanding of how working with PBL groups feels from a student perspective. I feel learning collaboratively […]

Topic 4, Learning design – not yet there….

This topic was by far the most interesting to me. This topic nicely connects all the previous topics in this ONL-course and gives me tools to design future courses. It seems to be a good way of planning courses in a more thoughtful manner, taking the different learners perspectives in account in a more structured […]

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Connecitivism and teams as learning communities

As knowledge today is changing rapidly the ability to see, and make connections in the vast amount of new knowledge is crucial. Also, with a massive amount of knowledge a crucial skill today is to rapidly evaluate whether something is worth knowing or not (Siemens, 2004) Siemens (2004) argues that technology has changed our societies […]

Planning the student journey

Reflection on topic 4: Design for online and blended learning.

This blog post describes my thoughts about topic four; design for online and blended learning. As written in my last blog post, designing meaningful assignments for online learning has been challenging in my department during the pandemic. This spring, we have been moving back to campus, with mixed feelings from teachers and students, many students […]

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Open Education

”Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide.” (The Open Education Consortium) My path of understanding topic 2 starts from this very broad definition of what open education is.   Is it a philosophical discussion about what openness means? Or is it […]