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About Michael Barbour

Michael K. Barbour is Associate Professor of Instructional Design for the College of Education and Health Sciences at Touro University California. He has been involved with K-12 online learning in a variety of countries for well over a decade as a researcher, teacher, course designer and administrator. Michael's research focuses on the effective design, delivery and support of K-12 online learning, particularly for students located in rural jurisdictions.

CNIE-RCIÉ Invites You To Come And Shape Teaching And Learning In Toronto This Ooctober

A reminder about this fall Toronto-based conference, along with a couple of other newsletter-style items. August 16, 2017 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us La version française suit REGISTER TODAY FOR THE WORLD CONFERENCE ON ONLINE LEARNING  “The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education – Reseau canadien pour l’innovation en education (CNIE-RCIÉ) is looking forward [...]

By | 2017-08-17T02:09:52+00:00 August 18th, 2017|CNIE, Conferences, Contact North|

iNACOL Symposium | REMINDER: Now Accepting Nominations for iNACOL Innovator Awards

A reminder of this opportunity.  Canadian nominees have been frequent winners in the past. To view this email as a web page, go here. Dear Colleagues, Each year, iNACOL honors and celebrates education pioneers for their work in personalized, competency-based education. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 iNACOL Innovator Awards, which [...]

By | 2017-08-16T15:11:45+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Awards, iNACOL, iNACOL Innovation Awards|

Register for the iNACOL Symposium | Session Highlights

While there are fall conferences related to K-12 distance, online and/or blended learning in Alberta (i.e., blendED) and Ontario (i.e., Bringing Online Teachers Together and World Conference On Online Learning/Inscrivez-Vous Pour La Conférence Mondiale Sur L’apprentissage En Ligne), many CANeLearn members will also attend this US-based conference. To view this email [...]

By | 2017-08-03T23:54:18+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Conferences, iNACOL|

REMINDER: Register Now For The World Conference On Online Learning / Inscrivez-Vous Pour La Conférence Mondiale Sur L’apprentissage En Ligne

A reminder of this Toronto-based conference later this Fall. August 2, 2017 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us La version française suit REGISTER NOW! Early bird registration fee ends on September 10, 2017 1,000+ delegates from 95 countries expected The early bird registration fee for the World Conference on Online Learning is available [...]

By | 2017-08-02T17:06:07+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Conferences, Contact North|

iNACOL Symposium | Reminder: Now Accepting Nominations for iNACOL Innovator Awards

We want to draw your attention to the following call for nominations.  Please note that Canadian K-12 distance, online, and/or blended learning programs have had success with these awards in the past. To view this email as a web page, go here. Dear Colleagues, Each year, iNACOL honors and celebrates education [...]

By | 2017-08-02T12:13:58+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Awards, iNACOL, iNACOL Innovation Awards|

CBC Yukon – Aurora Virtual School

While this piece is two years old, it was brought to our attention recently.  It is a news item from CBC Radio - Yukon that focused on the Aurora Virtual School. https://soundcloud.com/cbcyukon/yukons-aurora-virtual-school The news item is described at the site as: Yukon's newest school is in its first year of [...]

By | 2017-08-02T12:12:17+00:00 August 1st, 2017|News|

[CSSE-SCÉÉ] Latest issue of CJE available (40:2 /2017) | Nouveau numéro de la RCÉ disponible (40:2 /2017)

CANeLearn members should pay special attention to the article by Thérèse Laferrière entitled "Les défis de l’innovation selon la théorie de l’activité :  le cas de l’école (éloignée) en réseau," as it focuses on the Remote Network Schools initiative in Quebec. Dear Members: Canadian Journal of Education/Revue canadienne de l'éducation has just [...]

By | 2017-07-22T22:58:10+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Articles, Canadian Journal of Education, CSSE, Research|
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