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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.

CANeLearn Live! Webinar: Today at 4:30 pm Eastern

Good morning!  Just a reminder of the CANeLearn Live! webinar online today at 4:30 pm Eastern.  Scroll down for upcoming webinars next week and in June. 3D Animation for art & technology:  Creating unique opportunities for students by partnering with industry and other institutions – Symposium Highlight Webinar Join Mario Pochat, Vancouver Animation School, [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:50:35+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Webinar|

You just got 15 views on “Barbour, M. K., & LaBonte, R. (2017, April). State of the nation: K–12…”

A notice we received last week from one of the open scholarship networks that the CANeLearn-sponsored State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada researchers use to publicize the project work. Hi Michael, Congratulations! You uploaded your paper 2 days ago and it is already gaining traction. Total views since upload: [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:50:35+00:00 May 10th, 2017|AERA, Open Scholarship, Presentation|

Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute Just Uploaded A Video

Here is the recording of that session we mentioned last week focused on Quality Matters (QM), a research-validated process to determine and improve the quality of online and blended course design that CANeLearn institutional member the Alberta Distance Learning Centre uses. Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute has uploaded MVLRI Webinar: Opportunities with Quality [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:50:35+00:00 May 4th, 2017|MVLRI, Webinar|

May MindShare Learning Report >> Canada 150 Classroom of the Future Challenge Winners >> Professional Learning Edition

Note the article from CANeLearn CEO Randy LaBonte on the recent CANeLearn Symposium. View this email in your browser May 2017 Volume 10, Issue 3 Intro Letter I Quotes of the Month I Professional Learning I C21 Canada Spotlight I Featured News IMicrosoft Education Corner I Conference Corner I MindShare [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:50:35+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|MindShare Learning Report|

AERA 2017 – State of the Nation: K–12 e-Learning in Canada

The 2017 annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) is currently being held in San Antonio, Texas. Yesterday Michael Barbour and Randy LaBonte had a roundtable presentation on the CANeLearn-sponsored State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada report. The presentation is described as: State of the Nation: K–12 e-Learning [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:50:35+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|AERA, Presentation, State of the Nation|

CIDER Session May 3, 2017

While this session is not necessarily K-12 focused, the work that these individuals have been doing on blended learning has a great deal of relevance to the K-12 sector. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear CIDER Member, We invite you to our upcoming CIDER session on [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:50:35+00:00 May 1st, 2017|CIDER, Webinar|

You Have A New Citation On: State of the Nation Study: K-12 Online Learning in Canada

This notice was posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada blog yesterday...  Note that many of the resources below are available open access at ResearchGate. As a part of the automatic system, ResearchGate sends out a notification whenever someone cites one of the works that a researcher deposits into [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:50:35+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Articles, Open Scholarship, Research, State of the Nation|
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