Blended Learning

In this topic we have been observing community of inquiry as the baseline principle towards design for online and blended learning. At the basis of the community of inquiry is the Venn diagram of Social, Cognitive, and Teaching Presence intersecting together in Educational Experience. Like many other models, in my opinion community of inquiry needs … Continue reading Blended Learning



Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning “In essence, inclusive and open pedagogies are rooted in empathy and require that we take a humanistic approach in creating learning experiences” Amanda McAndrew I have enjoyed this topic, as it talks about the importance of keeping in contact with your students, showing empathy. And I believe … Continue reading Scaffolding


Design for online and blended learning

For me, Topic 4 was a kind of summary of what we had worked out together over the past few weeks. Gradually, I was able to classify every single edited topic and the related feelings.  The discussion with the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model was the most plausible. Garrison, Anderson, and Archer (2000) constructed a […]


Topic 4 Implementing Blended Learning

During topic 4, we focused on the question ‘how to convince the head of the department to start with blended learning’. The scenario of Topic 4: “I have recently attended a course in online learning and it has offered many new insights regarding transformative opportunities for my own teaching. So how can I now put […]

Negative? Me? No!?!

The past two weeks has been both uplifting and reflective. When studying both the “Five Stage Model” [Salmon 2013] and the “Community of Inquiry” (CoI) [Vaughan 2103] my teacher self has been confirmed and I realize that I am doing much right in my online teaching, but there are also very much room for improvements, […]


ONL192 Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning

During the fourth topic of ONL192 we focused on how to support and design for learning in online and blended learning. We got acquainted with the Community of Inquiry (CoI,, a theoretical framework that identifies critical elements required for a successful learning experience: social, cognitive and teaching presence and they are highly inter-related (Garrison … Continue reading ONL192 Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning