The next offering for TEL MOOC is expected to run from October 4 to November 7. Return to this page for updates and registration opening in September.

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 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.

Instructors: Dr Martha Cleveland-Innes and Dr Nathaniel Ostashewski, Athabasca University, Canada.

Course Contents

WEEK 1: Learners will investigate technology-enabled learning activities that make use of a wide range of educational technologies:

WEEK 2: Learners will explore various educational technologies to enhance teaching and learning through review and discussion of:

WEEK 3: Learners will examine the application of educational technologies to address challenges in different educational contexts:

WEEK 4: Learners will develop and share a plan for technology-enabled learning in their own teaching and learning context by:

WEEK 5: Learners will reflect upon the role teaching presence with technology and the processes used to develop educational technology-enabled lessons, including

Target audience

Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning is designed for teachers in diverse contexts – secondary education, post-secondary education and vocational education. You will benefit from this course if you are teaching face-to-face or in a distance/online environment. Anyone interested in improving teaching and learning would enjoy participating in this MOOC.

Outcomes of this Course

Participants will:


Two levels of certification are available based on your level of participation and completion of tasks/activities:

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