The third offering of the MOOC on Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL), jointly offered by COL and Athabasca University, attracted 2,460 participants from 74 countries. Of these learners who participated in the MOOC from 29 October to 30 November 2018, the highest number of registrations were from Bangladesh, the Bahamas, Fiji, Ghana and India. Further, about 46% were female teachers. According to Dr Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist: eLearning, “the TEL MOOC 3 attracted over 96% participation from 43 Commonwealth countries. There were about 55% active learners in the course with high levels of interaction.”
This third offering covered issues relating to integrating technology in teaching and learning at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational education levels. The five-week course required approximately three to five hours of interaction per week in a flexible learning environment accommodating different schedules. It equipped learners with the knowledge and skills needed to blend appropriate technologies and online resources, including OER to improve student learning.
Learners interested in participating in future TEL MOOCs are encouraged to register here.