Learning in our master program is unique. We had very few traditional form of lectures. Only twice written final exams. Most of the learning were designed to be done by DOING. In our Learning of Expertise course, we were experiencing the process related to knowledge transfer from novice to expert. Students are expected to identify …. Read More
Educational technology equipment requires a plan consists of pedagogical and technical scripts to guide the implementation of technology-enhanced learning. We, therefore, intend to provide a solution by constructing a guidebook for teachers in developing content for school’s digital signage. The project involves concepts of creative collaboration and co-designing in a framework of 21st-century education, to …. Read More
This semester, we are using the Claned as our learning platform, specifically to test the collaborative learning features on it. In ‘Designing Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL)’ course, articles are shared on Claned, we can read and highlights the text, seen by other collaborators when switched on, commenting and many other features that make reading a journal …. Read More
One of the introductory courses assigned to us, the new LET students, Autumn 2016 is the Introduction to Learning and Educational Technology (INTRO). The course is divided into two sections, one on the theoretical aspect of learning, conducted by Hany Hachem, and the practical aspect of educational technology (the workshop), conducted by Jari Laru.
In Khalifah Model School (Secondary), when we transformed the school system from teacher-centered essentialism to student-centered progressivism, we believed that this transformation will help to save our students from being victimised by public education that concentrates a lot on low order thinking skills, mainly memorising and understanding. The transformation involved a lot of different approaches …. Read More
“Okay kids, see you in the evening!” I stepped out from our apartment heading to the university. It’s the first day I left my wife and kids at our new home in Finland, while attending my morning classes at Linnanmaa campus, one class at 8:15 in the morning on the Introduction to Learning and Educational Technology, …. Read More
Learning, Education and Technology (LET) program is built on three major themes and they are (i) collaborative learning (ii) self regulated learning, and (iii) learning of expertise. During this first one month of the program, we had several sessions to make ourselves familiar with collaborative learning. Hany Hachem helped us a lot introducing the concept. Instead …. Read More
After completing Helsinki Summer School in 2015, I had a strong feeling towards Finnish education system. The course intensively introduced us to the system, and we were fortunate enough to spend a day in Puistolan Peruskoulu, meeting teachers, pupils and the leadership team in that comprehensive school. I graduated from the course with a strong determination …. Read More