MOOC on Technology-Enabled Learning reaches 94 nations



    COL President Prof. Kanwar

    The large open on-line course (MOOC) on Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL), supplied collectively by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Athabasca University, has attracted three,926 members from 94 nations.

    An announcement by Dr Obinna Okwelume, COL’s Communications Manager and made obtainable to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja stated that about 40 per cent have been feminine lecturers.

    He stated the best variety of registrations have been from Bangladesh, Barbados, Canada, India, Mauritius, Rwanda and South Africa.

    “The MOOC coated points associated to integrating know-how in instructing and studying at secondary schooling, post-secondary schooling and vocational schooling.

    “This five-week course required roughly three to 5 hours of time per week from the members and supplied versatile choices for studying the content material to accommodate busy schedules.

    “The course outfitted learners with the data to make use of acceptable applied sciences and on-line sources, together with open academic sources (OER) for enhancing pupil studying.’’

    About the Commonwealth of Learning

    The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to advertise the event and sharing of open studying and distance schooling data, sources and applied sciences.

    Hosted by the Government of Canada and headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, COL is the world’s solely intergovernmental organisation solely involved with the promotion and improvement of distance schooling and open studying.

    COL empowers individuals via studying that results in financial progress, social inclusion and environmental conservation.