Reflections and Lessons Learnt

Using Flipgrid, we have put together our thoughts, reflections and experiences from this course and shared them as short videos. We welcome all ONL171 participants to share their thoughts here.

Click on the image below to enjoy the videos 

Each of us have also summarised our journey on this ONL in a blog post. Enjoy them at:

  1. Anette’s reflection
  2. Bettina’s thoughts
  3. Charlotte’s reflection
  4. Kiruthika’s new beginnings
  5. Laura’s Time – The pause before we continue
  6. Susan’s lessons learnt & future practice

ICT-tools we used in PBL-group 6


Popplet – mindmapping

Popplet is a mind-mapping tool, which offers a limitless canvas that lets users capture ideas then organize and connect them in a multitude of ways.




Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and cards.


Piktochart – infographics

Piktochart is a web-based infographic application which allows users without intensive experience as graphic designers to easily create professional-grade infographics using themed templates.

Prezi – presentation

Prezi is a visual storytelling software and alternative to traditional slide-based presentation formats. Prezi presentations feature a map-like, schematic overview that lets users pan between topics at will, zoom in on desired details, and pull back to reveal context.

Flipgrid – video discussion community

Flipgrid is a video discussion community for your classroom that supercharges your students’ voices. You add the topics, your students respond with short videos, and everyone engages!

padletPadlet – corkboard with Post-it notes

Padlet is a website and app that allows students to collect information from the internet and pin it onto virtual bulletin boards using a simple drag-and-drop system. Videos, text, links, images — basically anything can be added to a board and organized there, like a page full of Post-it notes.



Thinking about designing for online and blended learning

In this topic, we look our ideas and thoughts on designing for online and blended learning.

  1. Current practice and possibilities for development of online and blended learning designs
  2. Instructional design for positive learning experience
  3. A blended design
  4. Design approaches to blended learning
  5. Student engagement and participation in online learning: Strategies for Instructors
  6. Student engagement and participation in online learning: Strategies for online learners
  7. Perspectives of “The librarian in the room”

Growing our learning communities

In this topic, “Learning in communities – networked & collaborative learning”, we talk about growing our own learning communities and personal learning networks.

  1. Learning in Communities: Why is it important to me?
  2. Learning in communities
  3. Learning in communities – networked & collaborative learning
  4. Learning through interaction
  5. When real collaborative learning took place
  6. Collaborate, we did


Thoughts on open learning

In this topic on “open learning- sharing and openness”, we mulled over what openness means to us, how we hope to try our hands on creating open educational resources.

  1. Expected and unexpected effects with sharing – good or bad?
  2. How open is ‘open education’ and are there ‘unintended visitors’?
  3. Openness for all
  4. Openness: In practice or content?
  5. Sharing and Openness in learning
  6. Sharing my knowledge