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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.

The Early Bird Catches The Savings! ūüíł Register For DLAC Today!

Please note the up-coming deadline for the Digital Learning Annual Conference. DLAC is an event that we continue to encourage Canadian K-12 distance, online, and/or blended learning programs to consider participating in. View this email in your browser Three weeks left to take advantage of Early Bird Pricing! #DLAC2020 What’s [...]

By |2019-10-09T11:05:28-04:00October 9th, 2019|Conferences, DLAC|

[REPOST] E-Learning and the Expenditure Estimates 2019-20: Ministry of Education

This announcement was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. This past week the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAOO) released its Expenditure Estimates 2019-20: Ministry of Education (the PDF of the full document is available here).  E-learning figured prominently in the report, not because of the [...]

By |2019-09-29T14:55:16-04:00October 7th, 2019|class size, Ontario|

1 Day Left To Register For Online Learning 2019

koko October 4, 2019 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us 1 Day Left to Register for ONLINE LEARNING 2019! Don’t miss the opportunity to network with colleagues from all over the world and participate in: 2 keynote addresses 1 plenary session 100+ interactive and engaging sessions 9 practical workshops 8 special briefings [...]

By |2019-10-02T23:18:50-04:00October 4th, 2019|Conferences, Contact North|

[REPOST] Research Reflections – Exploring the Digital Divide: The Use of Digital Technologies in Ontario Public Schools

This announcement was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. As we compile the research that goes into the annual State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada report, this article from four years ago came to our attention again. Exploring the Digital Divide: The Use of Digital [...]

By |2019-09-30T23:03:31-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Articles, Ontario, Research|

Register Now For Online Learning 2019

Another reminder about this Toronto-based conference that may be of interest to some members. September 24, 2019 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us Book Your Hotel Accommodations Today - Space is Limited! All sessions and events at ONLINE LEARNING 2019 take place in our host hotel, the Sheraton Centre Toronto. For reasons of convenience, proximity [...]

By |2019-10-01T14:46:46-04:00October 1st, 2019|Conferences, Contact North|

[REPOST] Reminder: 2019 State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada Data Collection – Individual Program Survey

This item is being reposted from the CANeLearn-partnered State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada project site. Greetings, I am writing to you as part of the State of the Nation: K-12 e-learning in Canada research project (see http://k12sotn.ca/ ), conducted in association with the Canadian eLearning Network (see http://CANeLearn.net ).  The study began in [...]

By |2019-07-19T10:04:18-04:00September 30th, 2019|Research, State of the Nation|

Register Now For Online Learning 2019

As we mentioned last week, there are no K-12 focused sessions at this conference, but if you happen to be in the Toronto area it still looks like an interesting program. September 17, 2019 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us Schedule at a Glance Click here to download the 3-day Schedule at a Glance showing [...]

By |2019-09-18T19:10:45-04:00September 19th, 2019|Conferences, Contact North|
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