LTLO IS ON NOW
In response to recent requirements for learners and teachers in several regions of the world to move to online learning, Athabasca University is launching a special offering of Learning to Learn Online to introduce concepts and practices important to successful online learning. This course is suitable for both students and teachers.

Registration is free and open now. The course runs until 26 April, and it is possible to begin now and complete the course.

Click the Enroll button or here to register. If you have never taken a course in the Canvas platform before, select "I am a new user" on the registration screen to open an additional field for your name and to confirm your agreement to the Use Policy. If you run into difficulties registering, contact us at info@ltlo.ca




Learn how online education differs from traditional classrooms while you develop your own personal plan and strategies for online learning success.

In this free five-week course, you will explore the fundamentals of the learning process and various models of online courses to determine your learning preferences and which forms of online learning are best for you. Activities will address common misconceptions, frustrations and fears about online learning, and introduce techniques to help overcome such obstacles and gain confidence as a learner.

Throughout the course you will be guided through an interactive and reflective process by a team of online learning specialists, with the opportunity to join in live sessions with leading researchers in online education.


COURSE OBJECTIVES
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe what it means to learn - anywhere, anytime.
  • Clarify personal learning preferences.
  • Identify common components of an online learning environment.
  • Compare differences between online and traditional learning.
  • Plan for areas of personal adjustment required for success in online learning.
  • Analyze different types of learning environments including a personal learning environment.
  • Explore and employ effective online communication tools and strategies.
  • Describe the role of an online learning community in supporting learning.
Certificates of completion are available for participants who pass all five module quizzes.


YOUR INSTRUCTORS
DR. MARTI CLEVELAND-INNES
Course Instructor

Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes is a Professor and Chair in the Centre of Distance Education at Athabasca University where she is heavily involved in the research and practice of blended and online teaching and learning. She holds a PhD in Education with a concentration in higher education and the social world. She joined Athabasca University in 2001 and teaches leadership, blended and online teaching and learning, and MOOC design and delivery.


DAN WILTON
Course Inspirer

Dan Wilton has over fifteen years' experience as an online instructor. As course Inspirer and lead facilitator for LTLO, he will be your guide to making this MOOC enjoyable and rewarding. Dan is a doctoral student in distance education at Athabasca University and is a developer and research assistant for the Centre for Distance Education, where he is involved in the design, development, and analysis of several MOOCs and other educational initiatives.


... and our dedicated facilitation team of online education specialists.