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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.

Your Top Paper In The Last 5 Weeks – State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada

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By | February 13th, 2017|State of the Nation|Comments Off on Your Top Paper In The Last 5 Weeks – State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada

Jan/Feb MindShare Report — The Future of Online Learning, Cross Canada Spotlight on Saskatchewan

Note this newsletter which features the annual State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada report (and we featured notice of this podcast on its own earlier in the week).  CANeLearn is a partner with the State of the Nation. Web version   Like Tweet Forward Jan/Feb 2017 Volume 10, No. 1 Quick Links Quote of the Month Cross Canada [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|MindShare Learning Report, Podcast, State of the Nation|Comments Off on Jan/Feb MindShare Report — The Future of Online Learning, Cross Canada Spotlight on Saskatchewan

Exclusive Podcast With Dr. Michael Barbour, Release of the State of Online Learning in Canada Report

Note this podcast from Robert Martellacci, Founder & CEO of MindShare Learning, with the lead researcher for the State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada study Michael Barbour.  CANeLearn is a partner with the State of the Nation. The direct link for this podcast is http://mindsharelearning.ca/blog/2017/01/31/exclusive-podcast-with-dr-michael-barbour-release-of-the-state-of-online-learning-in-canada-report/ Release of the State of Online Learning in Canada Report Post on: January [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Newsletter, Podcast, State of the Nation|Comments Off on Exclusive Podcast With Dr. Michael Barbour, Release of the State of Online Learning in Canada Report

Approaches to E-Learning: Dr. Michael Barbour’s Survey of K-12 E-Learning in Canada

This article appeared in Touro University - The Record, a newsletter released by Touro University, California - the institutional affiliation of the lead researcher for the State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada study, Michael Barbour - this past week.  CANeLearn is a partner with the State of the Nation. Approaches to E-Learning: Dr. Michael Barbour's [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|State of the Nation|Comments Off on Approaches to E-Learning: Dr. Michael Barbour’s Survey of K-12 E-Learning in Canada

Press Release – Ninth Annual State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada Reports Continued Expansion Of Online And Blended Learning In Many Provinces, Particularly In The West.

Canadian eLearning Network 4083 Balsam Drive, Cobble Hill, BC V0R 1L3 http://CANeLearn.net Ninth annual State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada reports continued expansion of online and blended learning in many provinces, particularly in the West. VANCOUVER, Dec. 21, 2016 The recently released ninth annual State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada report [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Research, State of the Nation|Comments Off on Press Release – Ninth Annual State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada Reports Continued Expansion Of Online And Blended Learning In Many Provinces, Particularly In The West.

CIDER Session November 9th

Note this webinar coming up on Monday featuring CANeLearn founding board member Michael Barbour. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear CIDER member, We invite you to the November session of our 2016-17 CIDER Session series. This free, online session will feature Tom Clark of Clark Consulting and Michael Barbour of the [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|CIDER, Webinar|Comments Off on CIDER Session November 9th

PTDEA 2016 – Assessment in Distance Education: Shifting Pen & Paper to the Digital World

Another session at the Provincial and Territorial Distance Education Association (PTDEA) featuring CANeLearn, as CEO Randy LaBonte provided one of the break-out sessions at PTDEA's 2016 annual meeting.  His session is described as: Assessment in Distance Education: Shifting Pen & Paper to the Digital World Randy LaBonte Assessment is central to learning: it shapes the learning experience, [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Presentation, PTDEA|Comments Off on PTDEA 2016 – Assessment in Distance Education: Shifting Pen & Paper to the Digital World

PTDEA 2016 – Provincial & Territorial Presentation: Alberta

For those unfamiliar, traditionally at the Provincial and Territorial Distance Education Association annual meetings there are representatives from each of the provinces and territories - sometimes from the Ministry of Education and sometimes from individual programs - provide a short (i.e., 15-20 minutes) presentation on what is happening within their realm.  The first of these provincial/territorial [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Presentation, PTDEA|Comments Off on PTDEA 2016 – Provincial & Territorial Presentation: Alberta