Welcome to ODeL 101, a five-week open online course introducing open distance e-learning or ODeL. In this introductory course we will be learning about foundational concepts and principles in ODeL. 


This five-week open online course is designed to introduce you to the key concepts, theories, and principles of open and distance e-learning (ODeL).

At the end of the course, you should be able to explain the defining elements and principles of ODeL. More specifically, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate the key concepts in ODeL;

  • Trace the development of ODeL; and

Discuss the foundational theories of ODeL and how each influences practice; and more generally.

Date of Offering: 22 Jan - 24 Feb 2018

Department & Institution: University of the Philippines Open University

Lecturer & Affiliation: Dr. Melinda Bandalaria

Language: English

Link to MOOC: http://model.upou.edu.ph/course/view.php?id=135