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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.

Check Out The Sponsors Of DLAC 2020!

CANeLearn continues to encourage Canadian e-learning programs to consider attending the DLAC 2020 conference in February.  There will be a number of presentations focused on Canadian content, including several by CANeLearn’s CEO, Randy LaBonte (see the current list here). View this email in your browser We are thrilled to announce [...]

By |2019-12-05T19:52:59-05:00December 5th, 2019|Conferences, DLAC|

Canadian eLearning Conference – 2020 Call for Speakers and Keynote Announcement

While this conference has tended to focus on adult learners, there have historically been many topics with great crossover appeal for those involved in K-12 e-learning. Canadian eLearning Conference June 25 & 26, 2020 We want to share a few announcements: Introducing our Keynote Speaker Call for Proposals: We want to [...]

Get a sneak peek! DLAC 2020 sessions and presenters!

The initial presenters for the DLAC 2020 conference have been announced and we see some interesting Canadian content (including CANeLearn's CEO, Randy LaBonte).  See the list we were able to identify below: Jeff Allison, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board eLearning/Online Learning in High School Richard Bitgood, Heritage Christian Online School 5 [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:02:05-05:00November 20th, 2019|Conferences, DLAC|

[REPOST] Online Learning News: Double-Digit Growth In Online Learning In Canadian Colleges And Universities

This entry was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. In their latest newsletter, the folks at Contact North announced the release of their latest report into online learning in higher education.  Interesting to compare these results to what we see happening in the K-12 environment. [...]

By |2019-11-12T23:25:08-05:00November 13th, 2019|Contact North, Higher Education, Post-Secondary, Research|

[REPOST] E-Learning and the “Board-by-Board Impact of Larger Class Sizes and Mandatory e-Learning”

This entry was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. This past week, Ricardo Tranjan from Behind the Numbers posted a blog entry entitled The board-by-board impact of larger class sizes and mandatory e-learning.  In that entry, Ricardo calculated "the impact of these changes on educators [...]

By |2019-11-09T15:28:17-05:00November 12th, 2019|class size, Ontario|
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