Getting to Know the Collaborative Learning

Collaborative Learning: a joint intellectual effort by students, sometimes with the instructor, searching for understanding, solutions or meanings or creating a product [LET 2016, Oulun Yliopisto]

Collaborative Learning: a joint intellectual effort by students, sometimes with the instructor, searching for understanding, solutions or meanings or creating a product [LET 2016, Oulun Yliopisto]

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 of explaining them in lectures, he designed the sessions into many different types of collaboration which we do them ourselves, and reflect them each time the session ended.

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My Journey to Oulu

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Learning, Education and Technology, the University of Oulu, Finland

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 to go home and work on improving Khalifah Model School, both primary and secondary, to genuinely become a model school.

The idea is simple.

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ITEP C103M: Teaching that Inspires Action

Assalamualaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh.

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Alhamdulillah. Solatan wa salaman ‘ala Rasulillah. Amma Ba’du.

Sheikh Ramzy Ajem laid down many fundamental aspects on how Islam emphasises on connecting knowledge with action. Learning demonstrated by Rasulullah PBUH was always with the motivation of acting upon it. That is one of the thing we can relate when Rasulullah PBUH used a lot of modelling on how the understanding should be applied.

“Pray, the way you saw me praying”

“Take from me your Manasik (Hajj)”

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