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 changes in e-learning in Ontario.

The session was described as:

Randy LaBonté is the CEO The Canadian eLearning Network (CANeLearn), a Canadian registered not-for-profit society with a vision to be the leading voice in Canada for learner success in K-12 online and blended learning.

Michael Barbour is Associate Professor of Instructional Design for the College of Education and Health Services at Touro University California in Vallejo, CA

Together, Randy and Michael have co-authored a paper , “Sense of Irony or Perfect Timing: Examining the Research Supporting Proposed e-Learning Changes in Ontario”. The article appears in the International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education and can be accessed here:

You can access the episode directly at: