This is an archive of the 2013 version of ocTEL.

Announcements and list discussion (online learning readiness)

Hello everyone,

Just to let you know, in case you hadn't spotted it, that Week 2 of ocTEL "Understanding Learners' Needs" formally begins today, and you can see the activities at

Please don't worry, though, if you're running slightly out of schedule. Take the course at your own time. If you have to skip an activity, skip it, and don't feel bad about it (the materials and discussion will remain available, so come back later if you like). In fact, skipping activities is almost certainly better than chasing to catch them up now, because the risk is that you [...]

Consultant and occasional writer, based in London. Chartered Pscyhologist and CMALT. Overall co-ordinator of ocTEL.