10 Dimensions of Open Education by European Union 2016

Open Learning – sharing and openness

“The underlying forces driving the development of open education are the basic human needs to learn and grew throughout every stage of life.” P. Blessinger and J. P. Anchan (2015) Open Education has accompanied me in my professional environment for several years. We deal mainly with conceptional and practical aspects of creating, sharing, and reusing […]

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So, during topic 2 I have dived especially into the world of MOOC and open learning eductaion. My previous experience of MOOCs from a teacher perspective is limited but I have joined a hand ful MOOCs on my own in the role of a student. My main purpose was to get inspired to improve my […]

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Open pedagogy in the ONL course

The topic for the last two weeks has been really interesting. Openness in education is so important both for learners and teachers. It makes education accessible for more people, and the sharing of good Open Educational Resources is a great way to do this. According to the Hewlett Foundation (https://hewlett.org/strategy/open-educational-resources/) OERs are “teaching, learning and […]

Teaching in a digital society

Anthony William (Tony) Bates asks in chapter two the reader to answer the following question: ”Can you justify the role of ‘teacher’ in a digital society where individuals can find all they need on the Internet and from friends or even strangers? How do you think that the role of the teacher might, could or […]

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Reflections of week 1

Concluding all the discussions and reflections our group engaged in during the first topic on online participation and digital literacies would result in a short novel. Therefore, I have decided to only reflect upon the categorization of individuals in visitors/residents, or even natives/immigrants. In our group we discussed and reflected that labeling is in this … Continue reading Reflections of week 1

My fingers and thoughts feels like syrup…

Yes, that is my feeling when I am doing something new. As this blogging thing including mastering a new kind of online service (this blog site). It takes longer time to write, to think and to conduct the movements working with this OLN course compared to my normally assignments. However, It’s a good thing not […]

Considering learning blogs

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. Here, in my first blog I will reflect on one of the focus questions that the members of my ONL group formulated: ”What is, or can a learning blog be?” I start the exploration by visiting the blogs that ONL recommends on the website. These […]

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click the […]

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Digital literacy and identity.

BLOG POST TOPIC 1  As Belshaw draws out, digital literacies are highly contextual and always socially negotiated. I understand that to mean that how my digital literacies plays out differ in different context. Belshaw states that there are 8 essential elements within digital literacy, these are cognitive, constructive, communicative, civic, critical, creative, confident and cultural […]