Topic 4: Design for online and blended learning

What Is Blended Learning and How Does It Work? | Prestwick House My current practice regarding online and blended learning designs The MOOC courses that have been created at the ZHAW so far, and which I helped to develop, are built as blended learning. You can imagine the courses like this: You can log on […]

Topic 2: Open Learning – Sharing and Openness

«Was sind OER?» by OERinForm unter CC BY-SA 4.0,, Open learning The world is changing towards a more inclusive and interconnected global marketplace, where technology is playing an intensive role. Education actively responds to these changes by including more and more open education principles, quite often using diverse technologies to achieve so. […]

Topic 1: Online participation and digital literacies

Source of illustration: “Literacy Rainbow (6/6)” flickr photo by justgrimes shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license.   Digital literacies are those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society. Me in the digital age I feel the same way too, as described in the scenario of this […]


Topic 1 – Online participation and digital literacies

Welcome to my space for the reflections on topic 1 – Online participation and digital literacies. Today I watched these videos and was mindblown by the approch: David White: Visitors and residents (part 1) David White: Visitors and residents – Credibility (part 2) I was stunned, that I havn’t heard about the “Visitor and Resident […]


Hello everyone

My name is Florentina Gartmann and I am an environmental engineer. I work at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland as studio assistant for the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and as an research assistant at the Institute of Natural Resource Sciences. I am very happy that I can attend this […]