Share Paper: Supporting OER creation as a professional development outcome: The Technology-Enabled Learning MOOC

  1. Nathaniel Ostashewski, Athabasca University, Canada
  2. Martha Cleveland-Innes, Athabasca University, Canada
  3. Sanjaya Mishra, Commonwealth of Learning, Canada
  4. Dan Wilton, Athabasca University, Canada
Friday, March 30 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Edison Ballroom D

Abstract: This paper reports preliminary findings of research being conducted on a Teacher Professional Development MOOC and how educators participated in the creation of an OER repository. The Technology-Enabled Learning MOOC (TELMOOC) was designed to support educators looking to explore how technology can be leveraged in their teaching environment. The TELMOOC (, developed as a collaboration of the Commonwealth of Learning and Athabasca University, has been delivered to over 5000 educators around the globe in two cohorts of the course in 2017. Employing a contemporary educational MOOC design described as an iMOOC (Inquiry MOOC), the course provided educators with opportunities to ...