ONL181 Starts with a Bitmoji & Zest!

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step (Lao Tzu, n.d.). So the journey starts for ONL181 and the South African participants.  We started off with a great 'bang' by introducing ourselves on the WhatsApp group that was created as a support mechanism.  However, we had to use Bitmojis.  My Bitmoji, greeting … Continue reading ONL181 Starts with a Bitmoji & Zest!

Last reflective post of ONL162

So last night we had our last group discussion, and it was a bitter-sweet affair. We had started out as a group of people with disparate backgrounds with varying levels of IT skills and digital literacies, yet we became a team with amazing synergy, energy and dedication. Why did this group differ that of other … Continue reading Last reflective post of ONL162

Social Learning

A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.  - Simon Sinek (Source: I have been exposed to various group work and found that it is not often that the group turns into a team.  It is intriguing to find what makes … Continue reading Social Learning

Is it Crucial to be Critical in Educational Technology?

Our overnight task for the fourth night was to read Selwyn's (2014) chapter "Technology and education - why it's crucial to be critical", and reflect on the following instruction in relation to his chapter: Read Selwyn chapter "crucial to be critical" and think about how you could be more critical of your own ideas and … Continue reading Is it Crucial to be Critical in Educational Technology?