About Us

Program Delivery supports the teaching and learning process by providing timely, accessible, flexible, and high quality service to students, Open Learning Faculty Members, and other TRU departments through the innovative use of technologies and the implementation of best practices in distance learning.


We offer a series of three online courses designed to build your competence and capacity in teaching in an online environment.


Resources for New OLFMs

From The Blog

  • OTL201 – Post 3

    The workshop I teach is not online, it is a face-to-face two day workshop in a hospital setting. However, as I read through this course I believe that the idea of social presence can be applied to f2f classes as well. Ice breakers and introductions are important to create a supportive learning environment. My Learning […]

  • OTL201 – Post 2

    My introduction was a short glimpse into my life via a slideshow of everyday photographs. I feel as though this was a good way to give others a feel for my personal priorities, hobbies and interests. According to Lesson 1, this type of information can help group members find common ground and relate to others […]

  • Class of ’17 Bachelor of Education

    (Thompson Rivers University/Flickr) As classes finish for the graduating teacher candidates from progams across BC, there is a sense of excitement and relief.  There is relief from the hard work and pressures of a demanding program of practica and theory, and excitement in anticipation of job possibilities that have been unheard of for decades. In … Continue reading Class of ’17 Bachelor of Education

  • OTL201 – Post 1

    A little about me: As briefly explained in my first OTL101 post, I strive to maintain a balance between my personal life and my professional life.  I work part time as a Medical Laboratory Technologist, as well as teaching hands-on workshops for Medical Laboratory Assistants. In addition, I am working towards my degree in Health […]

  • OTL101 – Post 1

    Hello, Welcome to my version of the TRU open learning courses. I teach workshops for Medical Laboratory Assistance in a hospital setting. I believe that online learning students benefit most from a well organized, supportive environment and I look forward to contributing to a positive student experience. I currently strive to maintain a balance in […]