Aalto Online Learning - a pathway to reforming education at the Aalto University

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Abstract

Why is it essential to enrich learning experiences at a university by moving online? What should a university do to reshape its offerings to better fit online learning settings? How to create communities of teachers to facilitate learning about online tech and pedagogy from peers? Who should be involved? In this paper we discuss these questions that have been addressed by the Aalto
Online Learning (A!OLE) project to initiate a path for a culture shift in the Aalto University to offer significantly more online/blended learning options for our students. We discuss this from various angles, ranging from the strategic decision to invest in online learning development (motivation), to community building and mutual coaching, and finally to dissemination of best practices for
producing online learning resources as university wide shared activities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEUNIS 2017 – Shaping the Digital Future of Universities
Subtitle of host publicationBook of Proceedings, EUNIS 23rd Annual Congress
Pages212-221
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventEUNIS Annual Congress - Münster, Germany
Duration: 7 Jun 20179 Jun 2017
Conference number: 23

Publication series

NameEuropean Journal of Higher Education IT
PublisherEuropean University Information Systems Organization
Number1
Volume2017
ISSN (Electronic)2409-1340

Conference

ConferenceEUNIS Annual Congress
CountryGermany
CityMünster
Period07/06/201709/06/2017

Keywords

  • educational technology
  • education
  • online learning
  • blended learning

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