The empty chair

In the meadow, along the path down to the lake, a chair is waiting, it invites us to rest our tired legs, quietly listening to the grasshopper or to a moment of silence and reflection. Today it can stand as a symbol for my experience of starting a new course. The empty chair is waiting

The empty chair

In the meadow, along the path down to the lake, a chair is waiting, it invites us to rest our tired legs, quietly listening to the grasshopper or to a moment of silence and reflection. Today it can stand as a symbol for my experience of starting a new course. The empty chair is waiting

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Community of Inquiry and Online Learning

  Community of inquiry (Col) helps in designing and delivering online learning groups of individuals are involved in a process of empirical or conceptual inquiry into problematic situations. Col highlights three presences – the social presence, cognitive presence and teaching presence – which has been used a lot in the online learning context where theContinue reading “Community of Inquiry and Online Learning”

Collaborative learning_ How can its full potential really be achieved?

Before I had this session in the course, I have often mixed up the meaning of collaborative learning with that of corporative learning in the sense that I have seen them as one and the same. While discussing the meaning of this type of learning with my group members, it was clear to me thatContinue reading “Collaborative learning_ How can its full potential really be achieved?”

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Design for online and blended learning – a challenge and a chance

The forth topic in the ONL202 course, “Design for online and blended learning” has probably been the most comprehensive topic in the whole course and it kind of connects all other topics. It has been a challenge, mainly because I could not dedicate as much time as I had wished for reading and thinking duringContinue reading “Design for online and blended learning – a challenge and a chance”

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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…