Tag Archives: online learning

Michigan study looks at effectiveness of online learning

The Virtual Learning Research Institute, a division of the Michigan Virtual University, has released Michigan’s K-12 virtual learning effectiveness report. With this report Michigan joins the ranks of the few states (others include California and Colorado) that have released comprehensive reports about online and/or blended learning activity. The key findings “include an apparent growth in […]

Small liberal arts college supports online courses

We’ve been posting recently on blended and online learning in post-secondary education (see also here and here), and have observed that much of the online course activity in higher education is within proprietary schools and community colleges, and more recently within large four-year institutions. In many ways the small liberal arts colleges have not offered […]

K-12 Online Learning in Canada

Michael Barbour of Sacred Heart University has released his sixth annual report on the state of online learning in Canada, and it’s worth a review to see what’s happening in online learning with our northern neighbor. From the executive summary: “The practice of K –12 online and blended learning continues to growth (sic) across Canada, […]

Comparing Ed Tech Trends via the Horizon Project in Higher Ed to K-12

The New Media Consortium Horizon Project looks at educational technology trends in three different arenas: K-12, higher education, and museums; its latest release focuses on ed tech in higher education in three different categories: trends accelerating ed tech adoption, challenges impeding ed tech adoption, and important developments in ed tech. The report first looks at […]

Digital Learning Options in Missouri

We are pleased to have worked with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation to research existing digital learning options for K-12 students in Missouri, and to make recommendations to expand digital options for all students in the state. The full report, K-12 Digital Learning in Missouri: Creating Virtual Pathways to Success, was released in […]

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