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

iEducator: Program Design and Reflection

iEducator: Program Design and Reflection

MVU launched the iEducator (iEd) program in 2015, bringing together higher education, local school districts, and MVU, to propel forward not only digital education, but face-to-face education as well.

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Fuse RI: Statewide Blended Learning Implementation: Voices from Fuse RI Stakeholders

This report is the second in a series focused on research being conducted with the Highlander Institute on their Fuse RI project, a statewide blended learning implementation initiative in Rhode Island (RI).

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Quality Assurance in K-12 Online Learning Programs: Michigan Case Studies

While enrollment in K-12 online and blended learning programs is growing rapidly, not all online learning options are good options. The quality and overall effectiveness of the programs and courses available today vary greatly. Increasing access to online options alone will not lead to better outcomes for students.

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posted by MVLRI on September 20, 2016

Join us for a pre-conference iNACOL workshop specifically focused on K-12 online learning research.

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posted by MVLRI on August 24, 2016

Proposals for presentations are now being accepted for the 28th annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). The Co...

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