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Moving back-and-forth: Digital Visitors or Residents

Over the past two weeks, we have been diving deep into the first topic of the Online Networked Learning course: Online participation and digital literacies, starting with a webinar by David White and Jörg Pareigis. The concepts of ‘Digital Natives and Immigrants’ (Prensky, 2001) and ‘Visitors and Residents’ (White & Le Cornu, 2011) were discussed… Continue reading Moving back-and-forth: Digital Visitors or Residents

First Tweetchat of #ONL202 tomorrow, Tuesday October 6, with David White

Hi there! Here just a short reminder about tomorrow’s Tweetchat with David White and Jörg Pareigis. The event will start on 10:00 CEST (check your timezone) and will be a continuation of the discussions from last week’s webinar about Digital literacy. This will be the first Tweetchat of #ONL202 so do not miss the chance […]

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Topic 1 – Online participation and digital literacies

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay My teaching career began in a time when computers were first starting to be implemented in schools. There were computer labs where you could book in and students would work on very simple tasks that integrated technology. In late 2008, Australia’s then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd launched the Digital … Continue reading Topic 1 – Online participation and digital literacies

Online learning tools and practices – uncertainty, ambiguity and power

A worried student was the protagonist of the first topic scenario in the online connected learning course I am taking. Were I myself worried? Unsure? Uncomfortable? And was it because of the technology? Or because of working with people I have never met? And not only working, but also having to collaborate and produce aContinue reading “Online learning tools and practices – uncertainty, ambiguity and power”