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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.

BC DL Symposium 2019 – Sunday Keynote: George Barcenas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MP9d6dA098   April 2019 Digital Learning Symposium keynote. My name is “Jorge” is about embracing who we are and look at the struggles we have in teaching as chances to grow. Come watch, listen and finally embrace “Who we are” all the while using technology as our common language. [...]

Speak Up 2018-19 NEWS!

CANeLearn continues to encourage Canadian e-learning programs to participate in this annual survey. April Speak Up News! We are excited to share exciting Speak Up news during the month of April.There is still time to participate! Speak Up is open until the end of the academic year. First round student [...]

By |2019-04-17T10:59:37-04:00April 21st, 2019|Speak Up Survey|

Like Our Facebook Page

As you may know, we have a Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/CANeLearn/ So be sure to "Like" our page to stay up to date with all of our latest content. Additionally, in an effort to further develop our Facebook page, we are asking anyone who may have images that they have [...]

By |2019-04-14T11:11:21-04:00April 20th, 2019|Facebook, Social Media|

In The News… The Ottawa Citizen: Ontario is poised to require every high school student take four online courses. What does it mean?

Last month, CANeLearn CEO Randy LaBonte and State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada partner-researcher Michael Barbour were interviewed for a piece that appeared in The Ottawa Citizen.  You can view the original article at: https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ontario-is-poised-to-require-every-high-school-student-take-four-online-courses-what-does-it-mean Ontario is poised to require every high school student take four online courses. What [...]

By |2019-04-18T10:05:22-04:00April 19th, 2019|Media|

What Does Online Learning Really Look Like?

As was described earlier this week, 0n 15 March 2019 the Government of Ontario announced the Education that Works for You - Modernizing Classrooms proposed policy.  In light of that announcement, there has been a lot of misinformation about what is online learning and what does it look like in [...]

By |2019-04-17T19:47:37-04:00April 18th, 2019|Ontario|

[REPOST] Ontario: e-Learning Graduation Requirement – Student Success

This entry was originally posted at https://k12sotn.ca/bloghttps://k12sotn.ca/blog/ontario-e-learning-graduation-requirement-student-success//ontario-modernizing-classrooms/ As was described earlier this week, 0n 15 March 2019 the Government of Ontario announced the Education that Works for You - Modernizing Classrooms proposed policy.  Today, we wanted to examine the e-learning graduation requirement in greater detail.  As a reminder, the proposal [...]

By |2019-04-16T15:39:06-04:00April 17th, 2019|Ontario|

[REPOST] Ontario: e-Learning Graduation Requirement – Scalability

This entry was originally posted at https://k12sotn.ca/blog/ontario-e-learning-graduation-requirement-scalability/ As was described earlier this week, 0n 15 March 2019 the Government of Ontario announced the Education that Works for You - Modernizing Classrooms proposed policy.  Today, we wanted to examine the e-learning graduation requirement in greater detail.  As a reminder, the proposal [...]

By |2019-04-16T15:38:57-04:00April 17th, 2019|Ontario|
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