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A personal journey into the digital age from a Visitors and Residents perspective

I proudly announce that I belong to the first generation of „Digital Natives“ – children who were born into and raised in the digital world [1]. But wait, you could also call me a Millennial, or Generation M or Net Generation. What my Generation has in common is, that it is widely assumed, that we“A personal journey into the digital age from a Visitors and Residents perspective” weiterlesen

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Learning is like an umbrella – it functions best when open

We are living in a sharing economy. Some platforms specialise in car sharing or flat sharing, others offer variants such as book and jewellery sharing. Even exchange platforms for tools are part of the almost unmanageable landscape. The basic idea underlying all of this is the idea of benefit without ownership. The user can benefit“Learning is like an umbrella – it functions best when open” weiterlesen

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A transformational journey – my final course reflections about the online networked learning course “ONL202”

I am very surprised how deep, and evidence based my understanding was developed of what enables purposeful and meaningful learning processes and how it can be initiated, designed and supported in an online environment. The course was a door-opener for new concepts and ways of teaching concepts, to an expanding pedagogical competence and a greatContinue reading A transformational journey – my final course reflections about the online networked learning course “ONL202”

Keys Success Factors for Designing Online- and Blended Learning Courses

This time I want to start my blog post with the end of it because there is just such an abundance of concepts and findings I want to reflect today. Thats why I am going to share directly my main personal findings about the question how to Design for online and blended learning: Interaction orContinue reading “Keys Success Factors for Designing Online- and Blended Learning Courses”

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Learning with and from others and some challenges in the university context

What are differences between collaborative work, group work and connected learning? Why do we have to distinguish between networks and communities for learning? What are the opportunities of working consciously within the own “Personal Learning Network” and how can we avoid social loafing and other phenomens in unversity group learning settings? A Personal Learning NetworkContinue reading “Learning with and from others and some challenges in the university context”