[REPOST] Article Notice – Sense of Irony or Perfect Timing: Examining the Research Supporting Proposed e-Learning Changes in Ontario

This entry was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. We wanted to alert readers to the fact that State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada authors Michael Barbour and Randy LaBonte have published an article in the International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education that examines the research behind the […]

[REPOST] In Conversation with Stephen Hurley: Michael Barbour & Randy LaBonte – Sense of Irony or Perfect Timing: Examining the Research Supporting Proposed e-Learning Changes in Ontario

This entry was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. Earlier this week Stephen Hurley, as a part of his VoiceEd Radio show “In Conversation,” had a conversation with Michael Barbour and Randy LaBonte about the recent article published in the International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education about the announced […]

[REPOST] News Release – Ontario Brings Learning Into The Digital Age: Province Announces Plan to Enhance Online Learning, Become Global Leader

This entry was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. As a follow-up to their 15 March 2019 announcement, the Government of Ontario issued a press release today under the title “Ontario Brings Learning Into The Digital Age: Province Announces Plan to Enhance Online Learning, Become Global Leader.”  From the perspective of […]

Ontario Ministry Announces Two Mandatory e-Learning Credit Requirement

The 21 November news release from the Ontario Ministry of Education ‘walks back’ the mandatory 4-credit requirement first announced 15 March to a two-credit requirement and adds some clarification to exemptions: https://news.ontario.ca/edu/en/2019/11/ontario-brings-learning-into-the-digital-age.html The previous announcement created a media stream of misinformation about e-learning that was inconsistent, or at odds, with CANeLearn’s current compilation of existing […]

[REPOST] New Details About Ontario’s E-Learning Mandate

This entry was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. Two of the common themes in the commentary that have been provided by both CANeLearn and the researchers at the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada has been the success or failure of the e-learning mandate will be due […]