Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Announcement: The Content-based Instruction MOOC is now open for enrollment.

Click HERE for more information.

The American English E-Teacher program offers Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in addition to its Global Online Courses (GOCs). These are free online courses designed for non-native English language teachers and open to an unlimited number of participants. The program offers both facilitated and self-paced MOOCs.

Facilitated MOOCs run for 5 weeks and are facilitated by an instructor. Please click HERE for details about our upcoming facilitated MOOCs, which are as follows:

  • Content-based Instruction, provided by World Learning, February 18 – March 25, 2019
  • Teaching English to Young Learners, provided by George Mason University, April 15 – May 13, 2019

Self-paced MOOCs include the same amount of content, but are open for 12 weeks. Participants can complete coursework anytime during this 12-week period, but instructor facilitation is limited. Please click HERE for information about our upcoming self-paced MOOCs.

  • Teaching Grammar Communicatively, provided by World Learning, open from March 25 – June 17, 2019
  • Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Exploration of Cultural in an EFL Setting, provided by World Learning, open from July 8 – September 20, 2019

MOOC camps:

If you would like to facilitate a MOOC camp for other participants in your area, please complete this form to identify your project and request course materials. Please also refer to our MOOC Camp Facilitator Guide for help getting started.


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For information about past AE E-Teacher MOOCs, please visit this page.