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

Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online Learning

Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online Learning

The National Education Policy Center reported that one in 10 students enrolled in a virtual school has a disability, yet virtual schools — be they state or corporate-sponsored — invest little in this population.

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Michigan's K-12 Virtual Learning Effectiveness Report, 2015-16

Findings presented are based on data reported to the state by Michigan public schools, including those from LEAs, PSAs and Intermediate School Districts.

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The Changing Roles of Educators Series: The Blended Teacher

This study, the second in a series examining the shifts in the roles and responsibilities of K-12 educators as a result of evolving instructional models, focuses on teachers implementing elements of blended learning in their classrooms.

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posted by MVLRI on May 08, 2017

How can we motivate our students to engage with the course material and learn as much as possible?

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posted by MVLRI on April 27, 2017

This blog post is the second in MVLRI’s series on online credit recovery programs in Michigan, examining their intended purposes and key outcomes, the ben...

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