How do I design a written exam for my online course?

Credit comedy_nose / Flickr Creative Commons The current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic has forced us all to adjust and adapt our teaching and examinations. Campus courses have been turned into online distance courses overnight. One issue that has been widely discussed and debated among the colleagues at University is: How do we design written …

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How do I hold an engaging online seminar?

Facilitating an online seminar from the home office As you know, there is a lot of learning through collaboration among students, however, collaboration can be a challenge in online courses. The question about how to get my students to join and engage in online seminars is something that I have been pondering over for some …

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Reflective post on PK’s blog Topic 5

"Champagne at the Winery" by Tom Coates is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 Reflecting on my learnings from attending the ONL191 courseIt is amazing how quick time passes when you have fun. When the ONL course started I was attending a project meeting in Maputo, the capitol of Mozambique. I logged in to the ONL …

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Reflective post on PK’s blog Topic 4

Reflecting on Design for Online and Blended Learning Photo by William White on Unsplash In Topic 4 in the course ONL191 the task is to reflect on design for on-line and blended learning. According to Vaughan et al. (2013) as well as City University London (2016) it is important to establish social presence, cognitive presence …

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Reflective post on PK’s blog Topic 3

Reflecting on Networking and Collaborative Learning Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay For topic 3 of the course ONL191 the focus was on networked and collaborative learning, a very relevant and challenging topic. This was a very appreciated topic as collaborative learning is something that is high on the agenda for me and my colleagues currently …

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Open learning: is bigger better?

Illustration Created by Jessica Duensing for opensource.com Patrik's reflections on Topic 2: Open learning - Sharing and Openness Introduction Topic 2: Open Learning Sharing and Openness is coming to an end and it is time for some reflections. The concept of open learning is appealing and something that feels right, but when you dig deeper into …

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Some refections on my learnings from Topic 1 on ONL191

My reflections on Topic 1 Topic 1: Online participation & digital literacies is almost completed and it is time to do some own reflections. Topic 1 turned out to be very interesting. When I first read the instructions of the topic I didn’t even understand that the scenario was the actual scenario we were expected …

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Excited to start the ONL191 course

Tomorrow it is time to really get going with the ONL191 course. The first week was spent establishing this blog, revitalise my dormant Twitter account, and familiarising myself with the learning platform and the outline of the course. It is so interesting to read the introductions of the participants of this course, joining from so …

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First entry into the BLOG Patrik’s thoughts on open networked learning

Hi and welcome to the Patrik's ONL191 blog space! This is my first entry in the newly established BLOG: Patrik's thoughts on open networked learning. Here I will share my thoughts and ideas related to the topic, based on what I pick up from the course ONL191.  I am enrolled in the course ONL191 as an …

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