“Openness” is contextual: One thing that I realized upon reflection together with my own PBL group on “Open Learning – Sharing and Openness”; is that ‘openness’ and ultimately practice and […]
I must admit that the talk by Maha Bali opened up several avenues of thought for me concerning open education. Previously my perception of open education was perhaps somewhat naive and oversimplified – to me, it was mainly a matter of cost. Textbooks, case studies, reference books and other teaching materials can be a heavyContinue reading “Open Minds”
How to think about openness and open resources in education? Am I able to, as a teacher who spends hours …
How OPEN is Open Learning?
Here you may find reflective posts about the topics – most recent on top TOPIC 2 HOW OPEN IS OPEN LEARNING? Not strangely the theme that has captured my imagination is again “openness” in open learning. I have no doubt of the benefits of openness in learning. Everyone has access (or some access) to any […]
The second topic in the ONL202 course was about the sharing and openness in ‘Open Learning’. The discussions were about how to share an online course or course material, why it is of interest, what value could it add, and the possible consequences of sharing online course material. The discussions around this topic became veryContinue reading “Opennes – What’s in it for me? (ONL202 Topic 2)”
Topic 2 of the ONL202 course took us to a difficult discussion this last week. When our PBL discussed how to be open and how to know how much open can we be or...
This week´s topic is Open learning- sharing and openness. First of all I think we need to work out what does open mean in terms of learning? Open learning has been defined as learning situations which are flexible ”in time, place, instructional methods, modes of access, and other factors related to the learning process” .Fortsätt läsa “Go open?”
Topic 2 reflections… While writing this, the two weeks period for Topic 2 “Open Learning – sharing and openness” in the ONL202 course has not yet finished, but as I have some time right now, I thought to use this blog to sort some of my thoughts. If Topic 1 “Digital literacies” felt like aContinue reading “Small steps (again)…”
I had initially assumed that the second topic of the ONL202 course, Open Learning—Sharing and Openness, would be a relatively straightforward one. But as we went through the introductory material and began our first group discussions, I started to realise that the topic was, for lack of a better word, really open… The first aspect… Continue reading Open learning is not black-and-white
After setting the right mindset on online participation and polishing my digital literacy, I’m ready for web learning and teaching. Now, as an educator, I would like to go open on the web with my teaching materials but the question is how should I start? What options are there and what concerns I probably wouldContinue reading “2. Open Learning – Sharing and Openness”
Openness is in fashion. Openness is also big business. Surely openness is a good idea, isn’t it? Think of the many ways I had benefited from the generosity of colleagues, and strangers even, who were so willing to share. Let me count the ways. Each and every “original thought” I thought I had probably arose … Continue reading Topic 2: Openness as Public Good .. but also Privilege