Tag Archives: Online learning

Facilitating Collaboration in Open and Flexible Learning

Dr Abdel Halim Sykes, Teaching and Learning Centre, SIM University Open and flexible learning is a burgeoning force in education around the world, which is having profound effects on the role and responsibilities of teachers and learners. Teachers are increasingly … Continue reading

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My Online Instructor Experience: Connecting and Communicating with Students

Contributed by Dr. Nachamma Sockalingam, Lecturer, TLC Recently, I had the opportunity to facilitate an online discussion forum for one of UniSIM’s Core course called “Thinking Critically”. At the end of the course, I invited my students from three seminar … Continue reading

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Five ways to engage students in online discussion

Contributed by Ms. Elham Arabi, Learning Development Specialist, ETP The success of an e-course depends greatly on how actively engaged students are with their instructors, classmates, the content, and course management tools. Discussion boards are one of those tools that … Continue reading

Posted in February 2013 | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

To be or not to be: Learner centered?

The increasing number of online courses offered by universities across the globe is setting the pace for the others to adopt (or be left out). According to a recent publication by Babson Research Group, 70% of universities in the United … Continue reading

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From Faculty Learning Day 2012: Building Community in Online, Blended, and Face-to-Face

We just had our second Faculty Learning Day on the 28th of July, Saturday. This series of post is a quick round up of what I have learnt from the three sessions. If you missed the event or if you want … Continue reading

Posted in July 2012 | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments