Open Networked Learning

The course is aimed at all staff who wish to develop their teaching with the help of digital tools and learning environments.

Open Networked Learning (ONL192) will run during autumn 2019 (16 September - 1 December).

The application form is now open.

During the course you will work with the following:

  • How to create collaborative and flexible learning environments online
  • Test problem-based learning in open online platforms
  • Develop your professional learning network
  • Test a range of digital tools and methods in a pedagogical context
  • Learn about the latest reseach and new trends in the field
  • Work in international online teams

The course is for teaching staff, course developers and educational technologists in higher education. It offers you the opportunity to explore and test collaborative learning in an open (public) online environment with colleagues from different universities, disciplines and cultures (both nationally and internationally).

ONL191 is offered by Linnaeus University in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet, Lund University, Stockholm University, Luleå University of Technology, Karlstad university, Mälardalen university, Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Aalto university (Finland), Educor (South Africa), Independent Institute of Education (South Africa), National University of Singapore and Zurich University of Applied Sciences (Switzerland).

Course structure

  • Face-to-face introduction meeting in Kalmar and/or Växjö
  • The course is otherwise completely online with weekly synchronous meetings in your study group
  • Duration: approx. 80 hours.

You should first check with your manager so that these hours can be considered as competence development. You should also make sure you can devote the necessary hours for study each week.

The course language is English.

Film about Open Networked Learning.

Link to course: Open Networked Learning


GDPR and Open Networked Learning

Information about personal information and the course Open Networked Learning.

Linnaeus University (Lnu) supports a range of IT tools and platforms, eg e-mail, video meetings, learning management system etc. Lnu is responsible for making sure that acconts for these services meet the demands of GDPR.

In the course Open Networked Learning (ONL) you will use other tools and platforms for collaboration, creation, and blogging, eg Google+, Google Drive, WordPress. The accounts for these tools can even be used after the course is over and are an essential part of the course. These accounts should be seen as private. You may, if you wish, name these accounts with only your first name or nickname so that they are not directly attributable to you. You are personally responsible for these accounts and the content you create with them. If you wish you are free to delete these accounts at the end of the course.

Open Networked Learning (course design and content) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.