1. Introducing the use of Digital Literacies

I apprehensively enrolled into ONL 192 course given my immigrant status. After my fourth session the apprehension levels decreased. Reasons being that the facilitators and group members created an environment that is so conducive to teaching and learning. I guess one can attribute that to the professions that we do belong to. Since social mediaContinue reading “1. Introducing the use of Digital Literacies”

2. Openness and learning

“Open Educational Resources (OERs) are any type of educational materials that are in the public domain or introduced with an open license. The nature of these open materials means that anyone can legally and freely copy, use, adapt and re-share them. OERs range from textbooks to curricula, syllabi, lecture notes, assignments, tests, projects, audio, videoContinue reading “2. Openness and learning”

3. Restructure-Reculture: Separate or Simultaneous

In keeping with international trends of introducing online collaboration and networked learning, South Africa too has joined the race. For this blog I draw extensively from my research on teacher collaboration conducted for the completion of my Doctoral studies. I believe that the literature is equally relevant to facilitators in higher education. The lesson learntContinue reading “3. Restructure-Reculture: Separate or Simultaneous”

4. Pathway to Online Engagement

Online technology has been used as a means of social media and in the teaching environment for much longer than it has been used in management and administration of colleagues in the work context. The tools used in online facilitation include and not exclusive to twitter, blog, Facebook, Instagram, padlet, coggle, word press etc. TheContinue reading “4. Pathway to Online Engagement”

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