Moving Education Online is a curated resource site developed and maintained by Athabasca University Distance Education Program faculty and staff as part of their response to supporting parents and educators during the Covid-19 pandemic. The resources selected for this website provide some of our most recommended support materials as Canadian and global education moves to online and distance delivery. Our interactive resources, where you can engage with several of us online, is delivered in our Free, certificated educator support MOOCs that we have been providing for several years: www.ltlo.ca, www.telmooc.ca, and www.blpmooc.org. We hope that you will share this website with your friends, colleagues, and parents as education moves online.
Dr. Constance Blomgren is an Associate Professor in the Master of Education Program, Athabasca University. In addition to co-designing, instructing, and researching digital pedagogies, she teaches and researches Open Educational Resources (OER) for K-12 educators. She is the producer of The Multiply K-12 OER videos and podcasts project housed on the Blended and Online Learning and Teaching Multiauthor blog. She is a Director for Open Education Global and an Associate Editor for the open access research journal, International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning. For more information, see http://cde.athabascau.ca/ourpeople/faculty/blomgren.php. Follow her on Twitter @DocBlom.
Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes is Professor and Program Director, Master of Education Program, Athabasca University. She is the co-author of The Guide to Blended Learning and instructor, co-designer, and researcher for the open online course Blended Learning Practice. She has held major research grants supporting research on the technology-enabled instructor and student experience; for more information, see http://cde.athabascau.ca/faculty/martic.php.
Dr. Nathaniel Ostashewski, an Associate Professor with the AU Distance Education Program, teaches graduate courses in distance education, educational technology, and online learning. Nathaniel has been a K12 teacher, instructional designer, media producer, and is the live instructor (Inspirer) for the TELMOOC where his research and practice of technology-enabled & online learning provides support for educators.
Carmen Jensen-Tebb is the Collaborations Program Administrator for the Blended and Online Learning and Teaching and Distance Education programs at Athabasca University, and provides project management support for LTLO, TEL and BLP massive open online courses in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Connie Yuen works for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Athabasca University where she designs online & blended courses and assesses the pedagogical integration of educational technology. Connie draws on her experience as a former K-12 teacher, university instructor, instructional designer, program evaluator, project coordinator, and PhD researcher. She enjoys learning, teaching and working on educational technology initiatives including the Alberta Open Education Resources Project.
Dan Wilton provides instruction, development, and support for massive open online courses, including Learning to Learn Online and Blended Learning Practice, for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Athabasca University, where he is also currently a doctoral student in distance education.