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Technology-Enabled Learning Massive Open Online Course (TEL-MOOC)

Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL) MOOC

Course runs September 22 - October 26, 2019. Please visit this page for updates.

As technology becomes ever more pervasive in teaching and learning environments, teachers in diverse contexts face many challenges as well as opportunities. This five week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is designed to help teachers build their knowledge and skillset in teaching and learning with technology. Instructors Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes and Dr. Nathaniel Ostashewski are excited to connect with teachers around the world in this free, flexible, and accessible course.

Teachers who want to learn more about teaching with technology will find this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL), informative and engaging. Using up-to-date learning design and simple, accessible technology, the course runs on an easy-to-use learning platform available via the Internet. The course is designed for teachers who want to build on their knowledge and practice in teaching and learning with technology. It will run over five weeks and requires approximately three to five hours of time each week. 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. Certification is available for those who wish to complete all required exercises and quizzes. 

To learn more or register for this MOOC, visit Click to view & download the TEL-MOOC Brochure.


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

May 15, 2018

The Introduction to TEL-MOOC was offered for the second time from November 6 to December 10, 2017. 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.

Updated March 23 2020 by DE

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