MOOCs and Open Education in Canada 2015

Rory McGreal
Athabasca University, Canada

Terry Anderson
Athabasca University, Canada

Diana Quirk
Athabasca University, Canada


Canada has important areas of expertise in MOOCs and open education, which are beginning to be built upon or replicated more broadly in all education and training sectors. This paper provides an overview of the state of the art in MOOC delivery and open higher education in Canada, providing insights into what is happening nationally and in the different provinces. There are growing examples of MOOC delivery from several Canadian institutions offering free courses to Canadians and international learners.

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