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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.

Join Dr. Tony Bates At Online Learning 2019, October 8-10, 2019 – Toronto, Canada

Dr. Bates presented at the CANeLearn Symposium a couple of years ago.  Today he is inviting us to attending this adult-focused conference in Toronto this summer. May 8, 2019 | View Online | Subscribe | Contact Us Dear Michael, ONLINE LEARNING 2019 is pleased to have Dr. Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord participating [...]

By |2019-05-08T14:33:42-04:00May 10th, 2019|Conferences, Contact North|

Ateliers du REFAD 2019-2020 (Appel de candidatures)

Notez l'appel de candidatures pour le Réseau d'enseignement francophone à distance du Canada des ateliers de perfectionnement en éducation à distance. APPEL DE CANDIDATURES  Sessions automne-hiver 2019-2020 * Date limite: vendredi 6 septembre Le Réseau d'enseignement francophone à distance du Canada (REFAD; organise pour les sessions automne-hiver 2019-2020 des ateliers de [...]

By |2019-05-08T14:31:26-04:00May 9th, 2019|Call for Presentations, REFAD|

SK IT Summit 2019 – Canadian eLearning RoundUp: Leadership Perspectives

Earlier today our CEO, Randy Labonte, gave a presentation to the Saskatchewan IT Summit 2019 in Saskatoon, SK.  The session was entitled "Canadian eLearning RoundUp: Leadership Perspectives" and we have captured the live stream of the presentation below. If you are interested in the images from the Saskatchewan [...]

L’organisme ontarien d’apprentissage en ligne Contact Nord tiendra son congrès annuel du 8 au 10 octobre 2019, à Toronto

Un élément de la newsletter REFAD. L’événement, intitulé cette année L’enseignement et l’apprentissage à l’ère numérique, vise à rassembler des praticiens, des enseignants, des chercheurs, des professionnels de technologies éducatives, des consultants, des responsables des politiques, des décideurs universitaires et des chefs de file du secteur des technologies éducatives. Le [...]

By |2019-05-08T14:24:42-04:00May 6th, 2019|Contact North, REFAD|

Follow Our Twitter Feed

We have an organizational Twitter account. We use Twitter to make sure our content is more easily available to a wider group of people. Twitter allows us to communicate immediately and to target our information to those with specific needs or interests. Follow us on Twitter. In addition to our organizational Twitter account, [...]

By |2019-05-17T10:28:14-04:00May 4th, 2019|Social Media, Twitter|

Top Ten Myths About Online Learning

Over the past two months, in relation to the Ontario government's Education that Works for You – Modernizing Classrooms announcement, there has been a lot of misinformation published about K-12 online learning or e-learning in Canada.  More than a decade ago, the North American Council for Online Learning (now called the [...]

By |2019-04-29T22:57:14-04:00April 29th, 2019|myths, online learning|
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