Tag Archives: elearning

Wrapping up #edcmooc

As I’ve learned today the Internet likes lists (probably unsurprising in our world of decreasing attention spans). So here comes my list of top three conclusions and impressions of the 5 week long E-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC. 1. It’s not the content but the experience In my little study of the blogs in this news feed […]

All is well that ends well?

I’ve been truly impressed by the videos, images, music and presentations that my coursemates have submitted as their final digital artefacts in our E-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC. For a long time I was truly puzzled about what I should do as I’ve never been too creative when it comes to arts. In the end […]

Online Life: Freedom vs. Security

Let me begin this post with a story that I heard from an acquaintance who had recently visited her home country after a few years abroad. She decided to visit the newly built library in the capital and, as she went to inquire whether she needs to get a library card, the librarian just asked […]

The Borders of E-learning

Welcome to the second installment in my mini-series on the 2nd week’s material of E-learning and Digital Cultures! In my previous post I outlined my opinion on the pitfalls of using technology for technology’s sake and the dangers of focusing on the form instead of the content. The topic of this post will be the capabilities and limits of […]

Learning in the Digital Age

Watching the videos and reading the articles of the week two of our E-learning and Digital Cultures class, there were three themes that caught my attention: The role of technology in changing the way we learn; The capabilities and limits of online education; The dichotomy between freedom/flow of information and security/privacy. I wanted to discuss […]

How to survive a MOOC in 5 easy steps

We’re only into week one of the “E-learning and Digital Cultures” course but I’ve already seen quite a few posts and blog comments from people who feel a little lost and overwhelmed by the constant stream of communication. Here’s my tips for keeping sanity in the information landslide! Prioritize. With numerous platforms (Coursera, Facebook, Google+, […]

Learning online?

I few weeks ago I signed up for my first MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) on the Coursera webpage: E-learning and Digital Cultures. And it is massive indeed – I will have a little over 40 000 classmates! Quite a lot for five instructors to handle, don’t you think? The idea of MOOCs has really […]