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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.

Webinar: 4/12 at 2pm EDT – Professional Learning for Blended Education in Michigan

Note this session tomorrow with CANeLearn favourite Verena Roberts. Upcoming webinars and new publications! View this email in your browser This webinar session will highlight findings of a study on teachers implementing blended learning in Michigan and building their own professional learning networks to improve their practice. Login at https://connect.mivu.org/mvlri at the time of the [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|MVLRI, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar: 4/12 at 2pm EDT – Professional Learning for Blended Education in Michigan

Panorama des pratiques en formation à distance au Canada francophone

Veuillez noter ce communiqué de presse du Réseau d'enseignement francophone à distance du Canada (REFAD) qui annonce la publication de leur “Panorama des pratiques en formation à distance au Canada francophone” - une étude sur les pratiques et les enjeux de l'enseignement à distance au Canada français. Panorama des pratiques en formation à distance au [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|REFAD, Research|Comments Off on Panorama des pratiques en formation à distance au Canada francophone

Spring 2017 Research Clearinghouse Newsletter

Note that CANeLearn is a partner in the Research Clearinghouse for K-12 Blended & Online Learning.  If you'd like to get involved in adding more Canadian-focused research to this resource, please contact us.   Spring '17 Quarterly Research Clearinghouse Newsletter Hello everyone, Our quarterly Clearinghouse newsletter is intended to bring attention to recently published scholarship in [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|MVLRI, Research, Research Clearinghouse for K-12 Blended & Online Learning|Comments Off on Spring 2017 Research Clearinghouse Newsletter

JOLR Special Issues

Note these two special issue calls from the Journal of Online Learning Research.  The second one, on online course design, is being guest edited by CANeLearn member Christopher Rozitis.  It would be great if we could increase the Canadian content that was contributed. We hope this email finds you well. The Journal of Online Learning Research (JOLR) has [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|call for articles, Journal of Online Learning Research, Research, Site|Comments Off on JOLR Special Issues

Research Request – Standards for Online Course Design

While the iNACOL standards are not widely used in Canada, a set of research-based standards would be welcome in any jurisdiction. Dear Online Teacher, The iNACOL Standards for high-quality online education are widely used, but to date, just one study has attempted to validate them. The iNACOL Standards are the focus of my doctoral research, [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Research Request|Comments Off on Research Request – Standards for Online Course Design

CIDER Session Recording: State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada

Note the recording from last week's Canadian Institute for Distance Education Research webinar on the CANeLearn-sponsored State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada report. March 22, 2017 State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada Michael Barbour, Touro University Mare Island Randy LaBonte, Canadian eLearning Network (CANeLearn)The State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|CIDER, State of the Nation, Webinar|Comments Off on CIDER Session Recording: State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada

CIDER Session March 29, 2017

Note this CIDER session tomorrow on open education from a group of folks, including several folks from CANeLearn. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear CIDER Member, We invite you to our upcoming CIDER session on March 29, 2017. This free, online session will feature Connie Blomgren of Athabasca University, Verena Roberts of [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|CIDER, Open Education, Webinar|Comments Off on CIDER Session March 29, 2017

blendED2017 Call for Proposals

Note this call for proposals from an organization that CANeLearn has partnered with over the past few years. Hi everyone! Announcing blendED 2017:  Alberta’s Blended and Online Learning Symposium.  Mark Your Calendars for October 25- 27, 2017! The full day Pre- Symposium will be held on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017. The Symposium -Thursday, October 26 & [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|BlendED, Conferences|Comments Off on blendED2017 Call for Proposals