John Paul II High School (North Battleford, SK) Recipient Of The McDowell Foundation Award For Outstanding Research

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John Paul II High School (North Battleford, SK) Recipient Of The McDowell Foundation Award For Outstanding Research

The McDowell Foundation Award was introduced in 1998 to celebrate the work of individuals who have made outstanding contributions to educational research. In 2013 the Board of Directors restructured the McDowell Foundation Award to celebrate the outstanding contributions to educational research from a contributing research team.

2017-18 Award Recipient: John Paul II High School, Saskatchewan

  • Time, Pace, Place: Using Flexible Design and Delivery to Support Learners

   

This project examined teacher experiences with adjusting the time, pace or place of learning required to support students at a John Paul II High School in North Battleford, Saskatchewan.

The goal was to understand the individual and collective experiences of teachers and to determine how best to provide support, now and in the future.

  • Ramona Stillar (Lead Researcher and Project Coordinator)
  • Frazer Donahue (Research Lead/Teacher Participant)
  • Cheryl Dunits (Research Lead/Teacher Participant)
  • Jean Fauchon (Research Lead/Teacher Participant)
  • Carlo Hansen (Research Lead/Teacher Participant)
  • Shalen Fox (Research Lead/Teacher Participant)
  • Shelly Fransoo (Teacher Participant)
  • Tracie Harty (Teacher Participant)
  • Nate Jurgens (Teacher Participant)
  • Roxanne Stynsky (Teacher Participant)
  • Janet Benoit (Teacher Participant)
  • Anne Crozier (Teacher Participant)

Project information can be found at http://mcdowellfoundation.ca/research/time-pace-place-using-flexible-design-and-delivery-to-support-learners/

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A presentation description at the 2018 Digital Learning Symposium can be found here https://2018dlsymposium.sched.com/event/DCvv

By | 2018-02-15T13:04:18+00:00 February 16th, 2018|blended learning, Grants, Staff News|

About the Author:

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.