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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.

PTDEA 2016 – Digital Natives, Net Generation, Generation Me… What Do We Really Know About Today’s Students and How They Learn?

In addition to our partnership with the Provincial and Territorial Distance Education Association (PTDEA), one of CANeLearn's founding board members is delivering the opening keynote at PTDEA's 2016 annual meeting.  The keynote is described as: Digital Natives, Net Generation, Generation Me…What Do We Really Know About Today’s Students and How They Learn? Dr. Michael Barbour [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Presentation, PTDEA|Comments Off on PTDEA 2016 – Digital Natives, Net Generation, Generation Me… What Do We Really Know About Today’s Students and How They Learn?

CANeLearn Continues To Support The Provincial-Territorial Distance Education Association

Following the Canadian E-Learning Network's (CANeLearn) involvement with recent annual meetings, the organization is once again providing support to the Provincial Territorial Distance Education Association's 2016 annual meeting.  CANeLearn has provided support for the synchronous online tools to allow Ministry officials and individuals from a variety of K-12 distance, online and blended learning programs from all [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|PTDEA|Comments Off on CANeLearn Continues To Support The Provincial-Territorial Distance Education Association

blendED 2016 – State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada

Another one of the sessions that occurred at blendED Alberta 2016 today was delivered by CANeLearn founding board member Michael Barbour, and focused on the signature research project - the annual State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada study.  Dr. Barbour's session was described as: State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada Current research [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|BlendED, Presentation|Comments Off on blendED 2016 – State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada

blendED 2016 – Canadian e-Learning Roundup: Program Spotlights and Research of Models of Online and Blended Learning from Across Canada

One of the sessions that occurred at blendED Alberta 2016 today was delivered by CANeLearn's CEO, Randy LaBonte.  His session was described as: Canadian e-Learning Roundup: Program Spotlights and Research of Models of Online and Blended Learning from Across Canada Randy LaBonte - CEO, Canadian eLearning Network (CANeLearn) Join this discussion session to learn how schools [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|BlendED, Presentation|Comments Off on blendED 2016 – Canadian e-Learning Roundup: Program Spotlights and Research of Models of Online and Blended Learning from Across Canada

CANeLearn Partners With blendED Alberta 2016

The Canadian E-Learning Network (CANeLearn) is proud to continue to partner with blendED2016, Alberta's Blended and Online Symposium. Last year CANeLearn supported blendED 2015 as the conference organizer. This year CANeLearn is supporting the event as a partner with the new Alberta blendED group in the lead. In addition to this sponsorship, we note that [...]

By | October 22nd, 2016|BlendED|Comments Off on CANeLearn Partners With blendED Alberta 2016

State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada – Individual Program Survey

In the past few days, the State of the Nation: K-12 e-learning in Canada research team has begun to solicit responses to the annual individual program survey. In contacting individual K-12 distance, online and blended learning programs, the team indicated that the State of the Nation: K-12 e-learning in Canada research project (see http://k12sotn.ca/ ), conducted in [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Research Request, State of the Nation|Comments Off on State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada – Individual Program Survey

New Project Website for “State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada”

The Canadian eLearning Network (CANeLearn) undertook revisions to its organizational website following the Board of Directors retreat and meetings this summer.  As a part of this redesign, separate websites were created for members, the annual symposium, professional learning opportunities, and the annual State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada research study. Working with CANeLearn, the State [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Research, State of the Nation|Comments Off on New Project Website for “State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada”

MindShare Report Summer Top 10 – Canadian EdTech Awards Launch

This may be of interest to our members. Web Version Like Tweet Forward Summer 2016 Click to View Last Month's Report Subscribe Sign up to receive a free subscription to the MindShare Learning Report! Canada's Leading, Learning, & Technology eMagazine. Dear Thought Leader, I’m pleased to share our Summer PD Top 10 news stories that [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|MindShare Learning Report|Comments Off on MindShare Report Summer Top 10 – Canadian EdTech Awards Launch