MVLRI research initiatives
support new learning models

The goal of the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute™ (MVLRI™) is to expand Michigan’s capacity to support new learning models, engage in active research to inform new policies in online and blended learning, and strengthen the state’s infrastructures for sharing best practices.

MVLRI also joins iNACOL in managing the Research Clearinghouse for K-12 Blended & Online Learning and supporting Michigan's Online Course Catalog and the Online Learning Orientation Tool.

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Publications

Examining Teacher Education Programs and Field Experiences in K-12 Online Learning Environments

Examining Teacher Education Programs and Field Experiences in K-12 Online Learning Environments

The continued growth of online education, together with the fact that it is becoming an increasingly mainstream option for students, necessitates that teachers know how to teach in an online learning environment. Consequently, teacher education programs should prepare them to do so.

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MVLRI 2015-16 Annual Report

For the 2015-16 school year, Section 98 of the State School Aid Act directed MVLRI to address 20 tasks to strengthen teaching and learning for K-12 education.

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Professional Learning for Blended Education: Michigan Teacher Case Studies

Professional Learning for Blended Education shares the experiences of blended learning teachers in Michigan and is the result of interviews conducted to understand their experiences and professional learning choices. 

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posted by MVLRI on December 21, 2016

Data reporting and data analysis provide great opportunities to increase communication and build strong working relationships that result in positive student le...

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posted by MVLRI on October 20, 2016

For the last few years, MVLRI has been discussing the importance of community and making sure that we all work together to move the field forward.

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