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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.

#BIT18 Call for Proposals (extended)

Note this call for proposals for this Ontario-based conference. Call for Proposals for #BIT18 Extended to May 5th Dear Michael We have extended our Call for Proposals for #BIT18, Bring IT, Together! 2018 to Saturday, May 5th, as some of you requested an opportunity due to last weekend's tax season deadline. We continue to invite [...]

By | 2018-05-03T14:40:00+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|BIT, Conferences|

2018 CNIE Leadership Award Recipient | Lauréat du Prix du leadership 2018 du RCIÉ

We also wish to extend our congratulations to CANeLearn board member David Porter. Nous souhaitons également féliciter David Porter, membre du conseil d'administration de CANeLearn. 2018 CNIE-RCIÉ Leadership Award I am very pleased to announce Dr. David Porter as the recipient of the  2018 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education/  Réseau canadien [...]

By | 2018-04-30T14:31:46+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Awards, CNIE|

CNIE 2018 conference information | Renseignements sur le congrès 2018 du RCIÉ

Dear Colleagues, If you have not already done so, let me personally invite you to register and participate in the 11th Annual CNIE-RCIÉ conference hosted by the Centre for Academic Excellence, Laurentian University; May 14-17, 2018. This year's theme, Diversities of Learning and Learners - What's in our Natures<>, uses [...]

By | 2018-04-26T20:14:19+00:00 April 30th, 2018|CNIE, Conferences|

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By | 2018-04-26T18:18:28+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Facebook, Social Media|

Help Pick the Date for #DLDay 2019

We continue to encourage K-12 e-learning programs in Canada to participate in the annual Digital Learning Day. Help Pick the Date for #DLDay 2019 Select the date for Digital Learning Day 2019 that works best for you. Thursday, February 7, 2019 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Thursday, February 28, 2019     VOTE [...]

By | 2018-04-26T20:05:43+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Digital Learning Day|

LaBonte, R., & Barbour, M. K. (2018). An Overview Of eLearning Organizations… Was Your Top Paper Last Week

A week or so ago, our researchers from the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada study posted a notice on their blog from one of their open scholarship networks about this book chapter that they recently published.     Your Weekly Analytics 36 New Readers 1 New Profile [...]

By | 2018-04-26T20:14:57+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Open Scholarship, State of the Nation|

Congratulations, You Reached A Milestone

One of our State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada researchers received this notice from one of his open scholarship networks, indicating that the report is reaching more and more individuals. Your project has a new achievement: State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada View achievement ResearchGate GmbH, Invalidenstr. 115, [...]

By | 2018-04-23T13:30:26+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Open Scholarship, Research, State of the Nation|

You Just Got 31 Views On “LaBonte, R., & Barbour, M. K. (2018). An Overview Of eLearning Organizations…”

Our State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada researchers received another update from one of their open scholarship networks related to the recent chapter that they wrote about the state of K-12 e-learning in Canada. Hi Michael, Congratulations! You uploaded your paper 2 days ago and it is already gaining traction. [...]

By | 2018-04-19T18:05:57+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Open Scholarship, Research, State of the Nation|
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