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This week, you have learned about this course, its learning outcomes and the badge you will receive when you complete it successfully. You have also learned about how to navigate the course, complete the activities and quizzes, and manage your online study.

In the following activity you will meet Rita, our animated colleague who will be working her way through this course alongside you. In the video, Rita introduces herself and outlines what she hopes to get from the course.

Activity 4 Reflecting on progress

Timing: Allow about 20 minutes

Watch the video or read the transcript. In it, Rita reflects on her experience of online education and outlines some of her study goals. Take some time for your own reflections and make notes on the following questions:

  1. How does what you have learned this week relate to your own role?
  2. Has taking on the role of an online learner changed your understanding of how learning and teaching take place online? If so, how?
  3. What changes, if any, could you make to your practice or to the wider practice where you work as a result of the activities in Week 1?
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