In many countries where schooling has been disrupted due to COVID-19, educators are seeking innovative ways to create quality learning opportunities for distance education and teacher professional development. This has been particularly challenging in contexts where teachers and learners may not have access to home computers or the internet. Educational podcasting provides a means to mobile learning through teacher-generated audio lessons, without the need for expensive equipment and institutional learning platforms. To address these challenges, COL has developed the following MOOC courses:
Mobile Learning with Multimedia MOOC (Introduction)
About the MOOC: The Mobile Learning with Multimedia course introduces participants to the use of technology tools that are readily available to them to develop curriculum relevant and pedagogically sound educational podcasts that are broadcast ready and easily accessible in low connectivity settings. Participants will learn how to use audio and multimedia tools to develop microlearning lessons as Open Educational Resources for delivery on radio, dial-in access, among other low bandwidth options for last mile mobile learning.