Topic 4: Design for Online and Blended Learning

Blended learning has many educational benefits which can help to establish rich teaching presence, social presence, and cognitive presence. One of the most widely used and researched frameworks for online teaching is the Community of Inquiry. These three related concepts of teaching presence, social presence and cognitive presence lie at the core and it isContinue reading “Topic 4: Design for Online and Blended Learning”


Topic 3: Learning in Communities – Networked Collaborative Learning

Networks have a profound impact on how we learn and in this topic I have learned what a Personal Learning Network is, where everyone is a learner, teacher and a contributor. We are able to build a deep support system of colleagues, mentors and coaches by connecting meaningfully and authentically. A personal learning network meansContinue reading “Topic 3: Learning in Communities – Networked Collaborative Learning”


What is open pedagogy?

Definitions of open educational practices range but consistently focus on fostering learner activity and agency. (Bali, Cronin, Jhangiani, 2020). As asserted by Wiley, Lambert, and Cronin, OEP has largely escaped definition; often blurred with eLearning, online learning, and advances in … Continue reading