Reflection on Topic 3

Coming from a social constructionist perspective on learning, collaborative work for students is given. Or at least group learning processes of different kinds. What does collaborative learning mean in the online context, that is not also true for collaborative learning processes in the face to face environment? Brindley et.al (2009) stresses the importance for teachersContinue reading “Reflection on Topic 3”

Topic 4: Developing community of inquiry in blended learning

Before the pandemic, I already knew the concept of “blending learning” from a pedagogical course called course design I attended in the beginning of this year. I really like the philosophy behind blending learning. It is useful to deep into the concept of blended learning. According to Garrison & Vaughan (2008), definition of blended learningContinue reading “Topic 4: Developing community of inquiry in blended learning”


Topic 4: Design for Online and Blended Learning – Reflection

The idea of online/blended learning was a new concept to me as an educator when it was introduced due to Covid-19, although I had been exposed to online learning as a learner myself through various platforms, the side of an educator was a complete foreign concept. So, moving from a classroom, face-to-face environment to anContinue reading “Topic 4: Design for Online and Blended Learning – Reflection”


Topic 4: Re-designing old-fashioned style for the benefits of online learning

Remember the ubiquitous overhead projectors in classrooms, usually with the electric cord across the floor to trip on, during the lectures and writings on the whiteboard? In Media and Communication Studies they were often used for showing images of media content or figures from textbooks. When I moved my office a few years ago, allContinue reading “Topic 4: Re-designing old-fashioned style for the benefits of online learning”


Topic 3: Learning in communities

According to the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University:  “Learning communities provide a space and a structure for people to align around a shared goal. Effective communities are both aspirational and practical. They connect people, organizations, and systems that are eager to learn and work across boundaries, all the while holding members accountable to aContinue reading “Topic 3: Learning in communities”