Four open practices of OER use into curriculum

Topic 2 – To MOOC or not to MOOC

Integrating MOOCS in traditionally taught courses The first acquaintance I had with open and online educational resources (OER) dates back years ago in the form of a MOOC. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses (Bralic & Divjak, 2018). MOOCs are online courses open to all who have access to an internet connection and are […]

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Obstacles and possibilities with open learning

During the two weeks of topic 2: Open Learning – Sharing and Openness, my group and I have had interesting discussions about the possibilities and dangers with open resources. Most of us believe that openness is very positive, as you can take part of many kinds of different open resources; education, articles, books, illustrations, codes … Continue reading Obstacles and possibilities with open learning

OPEN LEARNING – sharing and openness (Topic 2)

During these last weeks I have been overwhelmed by the mass of shared feelings, ideas, tools and experiences on the ONL192 blogs. I have only just begun reading and taking part and is finding it totally wonderful (and a bit stressful). Besides from discussing different definitions of open education/open pedagogy/open resources we have been focusing […]

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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 […]

I’m all for open education, so why is it so difficult to make my own courses open?

Picture by opensource.com Open educational resources (OER) are “teaching, learning, and research resources that, through permissions granted by the copyright holder, allow others to use, distribute, keep, or make changes to them.” (BCcampus Open Education Self-Publishing Guide). In principle, I support opening education and can immediately think about the various benefits that it offers. However, […]

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Openness in education

During the last weeks we have been thinking, talking and investigating the topic of Open learning – sharing and openness in our course and PBL group. The concept of sharing and being open has been quite natural to me. At least at my everyday work with my colleagues. Me and my colleagues are used to […]

Openness…..Why?

So the second topic of ONL is Open learning. Hm…when I first start to think about it I consider both myself and my colleges quit open. But then I realize that we are open towards each other, within the institution but not with the outside world really. It’s no big deal sharing material and lectures […]

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Topic 2: Openness and sharing – do these keys really unlock that door?

Dear reader, The second topic of our intensive ONL-course began with the Padlet exercise and discussion (https://padlet.com/alacre/ONL192T2; embedded below), where Kay Oddone and Alastair Creelman had posted a video on openness in education for us to watch (https://play.lnu.se/media/t/0_o3kepcds). The video was captivating, and I was very curious to learn more about the possibilities of openness […]