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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.

iNACOL Symposium | Reminder: Now Accepting Nominations for iNACOL Innovator Awards

We want to draw your attention to the following call for nominations.  Please note that Canadian K-12 distance, online, and/or blended learning programs have had success with these awards in the past. To view this email as a web page, go here. Dear Colleagues, Each year, iNACOL honors and celebrates education [...]

By | 2017-08-02T12:13:58+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Awards, iNACOL, iNACOL Innovation Awards|

CBC Yukon – Aurora Virtual School

While this piece is two years old, it was brought to our attention recently.  It is a news item from CBC Radio - Yukon that focused on the Aurora Virtual School. The news item is described at the site as: Yukon's newest school is in its first year of [...]

By | 2017-08-02T12:12:17+00:00 August 1st, 2017|News|

[CSSE-SCÉÉ] Latest issue of CJE available (40:2 /2017) | Nouveau numéro de la RCÉ disponible (40:2 /2017)

CANeLearn members should pay special attention to the article by Thérèse Laferrière entitled "Les défis de l’innovation selon la théorie de l’activité :  le cas de l’école (éloignée) en réseau," as it focuses on the Remote Network Schools initiative in Quebec. Dear Members: Canadian Journal of Education/Revue canadienne de l'éducation has just [...]

By | 2017-07-22T22:58:10+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Articles, Canadian Journal of Education, CSSE, Research|

CANeLearn Summer Updates

Canadian eLearning Network No Images? Click here CANeLearn Summer Update #2 CANeLearn Leadership Summit - Toronto Aug 24/25 - $209 hotel deadline July 26! State of the Nation Research - Program Survey Update Mark your calendars: Upcoming PD & Digital Learning Symposium April 18-20 Scroll down for more! Please forward this news to [...]

By | 2017-07-20T19:23:58+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Newsletter|

Register Now For The World Conference On Online Learning / Inscrivez-Vous Pour La Conferénce Mondiale Sur L’Apprentissage En Ligne

A reminder of this Toronto-based conference later this Fall. July 19, 2017 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us La version française suit AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FROM THE ONLINE AND DISTANCE LEARNING COMMUNITY 600+ Submissions - 900+ Authors - 56 Countries! The world online and distance learning community from around the world is converging [...]

By | 2017-07-19T21:51:16+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Conferences, Contact North|

iNACOL Symposium | Reminder: Now Accepting Nominations for iNACOL Innovator Awards

A reminder about the deadline for these awards.  CANeLearn members have been frequent awardees in the past. To view this email as a web page, go here. Dear Colleagues, Each year, iNACOL honors and celebrates education pioneers for their work in personalized, competency-based education. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 iNACOL [...]

By | 2017-07-07T15:18:23+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Awards, iNACOL, iNACOL Innovation Awards|

blendED 2017 Registration Open and Keynote Survey

Information about this Alberta-based blended learning conference that CANeLearn has historically partnered with. Hi everyone! We are excited to let you know that the blendED 2017: Alberta's Blended and Online Symposium Registration is now open.  The full day Pre-Symposium will be held on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017. The theme for [...]

By | 2017-06-28T14:27:41+00:00 July 6th, 2017|BlendED, Conferences|

Past CNIE Award Winners

Last week we featured Sarah Hainsworth, who won the 2017 CNIE Leadership Award.  Today we wanted to highlight some of the previous CNIE award winners (note that we have highlighted the K-12 organizations in red and bold font). 2016 – CNIE Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Instructional [...]

By | 2017-06-28T14:27:34+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Awards, CNIE|
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