Episode 138: Coronavirus and Teaching Online with Michael Barbour
Visions of Education
In Episode 138, Dan and Michael chat with online learning scholar Michael Barbour as many schools and universities seek to move instruction online to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Be sure to check out our shownotes for resources!
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, CATogether, 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: http://www.ijede.ca/index.php/jde/article/view/1137/1736
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 joins me to talk about the requirement that Ontario secondary school students take 4 of their high school credits online.
Episode 28: Dr. Michael Barbour, Sacred Heart University
In this episode, we’re talking with Dr. Michael Barbour, the Director of Doctoral Studies at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Barbour has been involved in the field of online and blended learning research for over a decade, and offers us plenty of insights on how he’s observed the field grow and evolve over that time. He also brings an international perspective, having lived and conducted research in Canada for quite some time. We also talk about how researchers, practitioners, and policy makers can tweak their processes in order to better reflect what’s been demonstrated through research.
Podcast with Dr. Michael Barbour - State of the Nation K-12 Online Learning in Canada
MindShare Learning Report
Michael Barbour is currently an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He completed his Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from the Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia), his Master of Education (Teaching and Learning), with concentrations in Literacy and Computers in Education, and his Bachelor of Education (Intermediate and Secondary) from from Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John's, Newfoundland). Prior to his studies in education, Michael completed his Bachelor of Arts (Honours), with a major in Political Science and a minor in History, from Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario). Recently, he completed a Certificate in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, Nova Scotia).