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The journey of ONL202

When first starting the ONL202 course, I was first a bit terrified of the length and magnitude of work to put into it. How should I be able to balance work and the course workload at the same time? I will not say it has not taken a lot of time, it…

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Lessons learnt and future practice (through the metaphors of traffic situations)

In this last blog post I will summarize my main take-aways from the ONL course and also reflect about future steps. Let me start by a meme although this picture doesn’t show the whole truth about reasons for converting to online or distance courses with blended learning (for other reasons see my last blog post).Continue reading “Lessons learnt and future practice (through the metaphors of traffic situations)”

Personally valuable lessons learned during the ONL course

My initial reason to participate on ONL course was that…I had to. I need to perform different courses relating to teaching and pedagogy as part of my ‘teaching in higher education’ training that is mandatory for my lector’s position. ONL course was basically the only option that there was currently available in English and that’s … Continue reading “Personally valuable lessons learned during the ONL course”

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Final Stretch

We have reached the end of the road for ONL, and we are now wrapping up the final strands of the course, as well the final embers of year 2020. 2021 will be the year where we apply some of the new disciplines and tools learned this year into a “brave new world” of uncertainty […]

Lessons learnt… future practice

And just like that, the ONL202 course has come to an end. When I think back over the weeks of new topic introductions, recommended readings and PBL group discussions, a couple of reflections and observations come to mind. First, the range of emotions experienced from the start to the end of the course.  This began […]