State of the Nation: K-12 Online Learning in Canada

A session at BIT15 - Bring IT,Together 2015

Thursday 5th November, 2015

4:00pm to 4:50pm (EST)

Over the past two decades, there has been little government, foundation, or private funding or higher education activity for the development of or research into K-12 online learning in Canada. Both of which have limited the focus and scope of education research into K-12 online learning. As such, K-12 online learning has continued to develop across Canada quietly, and with little dissemination outside of the country and between individual provinces. Over the past seven years, the State of the Nation: K-12 Online Learning in Canada study has attempted to address this gap by examining of the regulation and activity of K-12 distance education in Canada. The session will describe the policies that govern and the level of activity of K-12 online learning in all thirteen provinces and territories, along with the various models that have developed across the country.

About the speakers

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Michael K Barbour

Director of Doctoral Studies, Isabelle Farrington College of Education at Sacred Heart University. Teaching ed leadership & researching K-12 online learning. bio from Twitter

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Randy LaBonte

educator, grandfather, motorbike enthusiast & CANeLearn advocate

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9 attendees

  • Alanna King
  • Doug Peterson
  • HJ DeWaard
  • Marc Lijour
  • Michael K Barbour
  • Cathy Harley, OCT
  • Randy LaBonte
  • Stephen Danielson
  • Suril Shah

3 trackers

  • Helen J DeWaard
  • Jeff Wellman
  • Terri Crocker

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Time 4:00pm4:50pm EST

Date Thu 5th November 2015


42/79 Port Colborne Lounge, Scotiabank Convention Centre

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