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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.

Book your Hotel Now – World Conference on Online Learning

Another reminder of this Ontario-based conference. September 19, 2017 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us La version française suit Our two host hotels (Sheraton Centre Toronto and Strathcona Hotel) are sold out. We arranged an additional accommodation option for our valued delegates and attendees and are happy to announce you can now book [...]

By | 2017-09-22T00:22:15+00:00 September 24th, 2017|CNIE, Conferences, Contact North, ICDE, MindShare Learning Report|

Barbour, M. K. (2017). Working Conditions For K-12 Distance & Online Learning… Was Your Top Paper Last Week

In the first week that the State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada researchers posted their last report, it was their most viewed article, book chapter or report on the lead researcher's open scholarship network.     Your Weekly Analytics   18 New Readers   3 New Profile Visitors   25 [...]

By | 2017-09-19T21:59:44+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Open Scholarship, Research, State of the Nation|

Caroline Hill, Jordan Tinney, And Harvey Chism Keynoting iNACOL Symposium On October 24, 2017

Note that the Superintendent and CEO in Surrey Schools in British Columbia, Jordan Tinney, is one of the keynotes being announced for the iNACOL Symposium 2017. To view this email as a web page, go here. Dear Colleagues, iNACOL is pleased to announce that Caroline Hill, Jordan Tinney, and Harvey Chism will keynote [...]

By | 2017-09-19T21:56:59+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Conferences, iNACOL|

You Just Got 11 Views On “Barbour, M. K. (2017). Working Conditions For K-12 Distance & Online Learning…”

In the first two days after the "State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada" researcher posted this report, it had been viewed frequently enough that this open scholarship network reported it to the researchers. Hi Michael, Congratulations! You uploaded your paper 2 days ago and it is already gaining [...]

By | 2017-09-19T21:56:27+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Open Scholarship, Research, State of the Nation|

Register Now – World Conference on Online Learning

Additional reminders about this conference that like-minded Canadian organizations such as MindShare Learning, CNIE, and Contact North are involved with. September 15, 2017 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us La version française suit INSIGHT REPORTS TO READ IN ADVANCE OF THE WORLD CONFERENCE: PERSPECTIVES OF ONTARIO’S COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS ON THE FUTURE OF [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:25:56+00:00 September 19th, 2017|CNIE, Conferences, Contact North, MindShare Learning Report|

State of the Nation Report: Working Conditions for K-12 Distance & Online Learning Teachers in Canada

In addition to the annual reports, the State of the Nation research team also develop policy briefs.  These reports represent research on topics related to K-12 e-learning in Canada beyond the content contained in the annual reports, and are released as separate documents.  The first of these additional reports was released [...]

By | 2017-09-15T12:34:03+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Research, State of the Nation|

National Online Learning Day: 15 September 2017

Taken from WHAT IS NATIONAL ONLINE LEARNING DAY? National Online Learning Day showcases how students of all ages are thriving with the ability to learn online—anywhere, anytime. It seeks to cultivate awareness of, and support for, this ever-growing community of learners and to celebrate the future of online education—wherever [...]

By | 2017-09-15T12:39:18+00:00 September 15th, 2017|National Online Learning Day|
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