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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Blended Learning Practice (BLP) MOOC

Blended Learning Practice (open course) is an introduction to blending technology and distance education teaching strategies with traditional, in-person classroom activities. This free course is open to teachers and other educational professionals considering implementing blended learning practice into thir own classrooms or programs.

You can register in this free course at any point during its run time. Check the website for more information and next offering dates.

 

Learning to Learn Online (LTLO) MOOC

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Learning to Learn Online (open course, Athabasca University) is recommended to both students and teachers who are looking to understand how learning works in an online space. LTLO explores the fundamentals of the learning process and various models of online courses to determine your learning preferences and which forms of online learning are best for you. Activities will address common misconceptions, frustrations, and fears about online learning, and introduce techniques to help overcome such obstacles and gain confidence as a learner.

Check the website for more information and next offering dates.

 

Learning to Learn Online Express (LTLO-X) MOOC

The LTLO team at Athabasca University is excited to announce LTLO Express, a completely new, 4-week course on the transition to online learning, designed especially for youth. This course is sponsored by AU and offered at no charge. Moving from your familiar classroom to a new world of online learning, youth ages 14 – 21 will have the opportunity to make important steps in what will be a lifelong journey as a learner. This course will help you through the first leg of your journey as an online learner.

Check the website for more information and next offering dates.  

Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL) MOOC


Technology-Enabled Learning (open course) is primarily aimed towards teachers who want to build on their knowledge and practice in teaching and learning with technology. Designed to accommodate teachers’ busy schedules, the course offers flexibility with options for learning the content. You will learn from readings, videos, discussions with other participants and instructors, meaningful exercises, quizzes, and short assignments.

You can register in this free course at any point during its run time. Check the website for more information and next offering dates.

 

Report available on the Design, Development and Delivery of Technology-Enabled Learning MOOC 

A collaboration between the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada, and the Commonwealth of Learning based out of British Columbia, Canada, this five-week MOOC is intended to engage teachers who work in any level of education, are from all over the globe, and are interested in technology-enabled learning and open education resources. 

The final report is now available here.

Online Conferences and Workshops

Updated July 16 2020 by CDE

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