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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.

Last chance! – January 22, 2018 Speak Up News

We encourage all CANeLearn members to participate in this survey. Speak Up News, January 22, 2018 Speak Up Surveys Close on Friday! More than 300,000 students, 31,000 teachers, 21,000 parents and 2,700 administrators have shared their views on technology and learning! Have you? Have your stakeholders? You have until Friday, January 26th, to [...]

By | 2018-01-22T13:07:48+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Speak Up Survey|

[REPOST] 2017 Vignettes

We noticed that the researchers at the CANeLearn-partnered State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada project posted this announcement yesterday. Several vignettes have been written for this 10th anniversary edition of the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada to showcase the innovation and successes seen in many provincial programs [...]

By | 2018-01-10T22:53:46+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Research, State of the Nation|

Follow Our Twitter Feed

We have an organizational Twitter account. We use Twitter to make sure our content is more easily available to a wider group of people. Twitter allows us to communicate immediately and to target our information to those with specific needs or interests. Follow us on Twitter. In addition to our organizational Twitter account, [...]

By | 2018-01-18T16:41:15+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Social Media, Twitter|

[REPOST] 2017 Brief Issue Papers

We noticed that the researchers at the CANeLearn-partnered State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada project posted this announcement yesterday. The first issue paper, Virtual High School K-5 Course Writing Project, written by Steve Baker and Kimberley Loebach of Virtual High School (VHS), describes insights into the processes undertaken [...]

By | 2018-01-10T22:52:18+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Research, State of the Nation|

Final Reminder: Speak Up Survey

This scrolled through our Twitter stream last month and the deadline to complete is fast approaching. We encourage all CANeLearn members to participate in the annual Speak Up survey at https://speakup.tomorrow.org/.  The survey is open until January 19, 2018.

By | 2017-12-11T13:59:57+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Speak Up Survey|

OpenCon18 K-12 Athabasca – A Virtual & Free Teacher PD Opportunity

Note this online and free professional development opportunity that CANeLearn members might find of interest. OpenCon18 K-12 Athabasca A virtual, free K-12 Open Educational Resources Teacher PD Offering January 25, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. MST Theme: “Building the K-12 OER Teacher Network” Follow on Twitter: #K-12OC2018 Open Education Resource (OER) Novice [...]

By | 2018-01-12T19:39:59+00:00 January 14th, 2018|OpenCon, PD|
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