Online Learning Graduation Requirement: Lessons from Michigan [Guest Blogger]

Online Learning Graduation Requirement: Lessons from Michigan Joseph R. Freidhoff, Ph.D. Michigan Virtual In 2006, Michigan became the first state in the United States to adopt an online learning requirement for high school graduation. The policy allowed three ways for a student to fulfill the online learning requirement. One way was for a student to enroll […]

[WEBINAR] Our K-12 Blended Learning Teacher Readiness Instrument 💻

While this organization is US-based, the tool discussed in this webinar represents the next phase of a research-based initiative to develop a reliable and valid blended learning instrument.  CANeLearn encourages its members to attend this session tomorrow. Developing a survey instrument for evaluating K-12 blended teacher readiness Webinar — Live Friday, September 21 @ 3:30 p.m. […]

Webinar: 11/29 at 1pm EST – K-12 Blended Teaching Readiness Instrument

Note this webinar later today.   Plus project updates and other events! View this email in your browser This session will share findings of a recently published report on the development of a readiness instrument for K-12 blended teaching. Presenters: Charles R. Graham, Brigham Young University Jered Borup, George Mason University Login at https://connect.mivu.org/mvlri at the time of the […]

Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute Just Uploaded A Video

Here is the recording of that session we mentioned last week focused on Quality Matters (QM), a research-validated process to determine and improve the quality of online and blended course design that CANeLearn institutional member the Alberta Distance Learning Centre uses. Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute has uploaded MVLRI Webinar: Opportunities with Quality Matters and MVU MVLRI Webinar: […]

Webinar: 4/26 at 2pm EDT – Opportunities With Quality Matters And MVU

Note this webinar on Quality Matters (QM) tomorrow.  For those not familiar, QM is a systematic, research-validated process to determine and improve the quality of online and blended course design.  In fact, one of our institutional members – the Alberta Distance Learning Centre – uses QM in their course design process. Ensuring quality in K-12 […]

Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute Just Uploaded A Video

Last week Verena Roberts presented some of the research that she has done with blended teachers in Michigan. While the research is focused exclusively on teachers in Michigan, it has many parallels for our blended learning practice here in Canada. It is also a good illustration of a Canadian educator doing research in the US, […]

Webinar: 4/12 at 2pm EDT – Professional Learning for Blended Education in Michigan

Note this session tomorrow with CANeLearn favourite Verena Roberts. Upcoming webinars and new publications! View this email in your browser This webinar session will highlight findings of a study on teachers implementing blended learning in Michigan and building their own professional learning networks to improve their practice. Login at https://connect.mivu.org/mvlri at the time of the […]

Spring 2017 Research Clearinghouse Newsletter

Note that CANeLearn is a partner in the Research Clearinghouse for K-12 Blended & Online Learning.  If you’d like to get involved in adding more Canadian-focused research to this resource, please contact us.   Spring ’17 Quarterly Research Clearinghouse Newsletter Hello everyone, Our quarterly Clearinghouse newsletter is intended to bring attention to recently published scholarship in […]

Announcing the MVLRI Dissertation Fellowship Program

As many of our members do pursue graduate and doctoral students, note that there is no geographic restriction on this opportunity.  The only requirement is that the dissertation covers one of the MVLRI priorities. An opportunity for doctoral students to expand their research efforts! View this email in your browser Dissertation Fellowship We’re pleased to announce […]

MVLRI Research Webinar – 3/16 at 2pm EST

Note this blended learning webinar from one of our partners. On measuring the impact of blended learning View this email in your browser The Learning Accelerator’s Measurement Agenda for Blended Learning Wednesday, 3/16, 2pm EST What do we know, and what do we still need to know, about the effectiveness of blended learning? Join us […]