Publications

May
04

posted on May 04, 2017

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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Apr
04

posted on April 04, 2017

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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Mar
31

posted on March 31, 2017

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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Mar
31

posted on March 31, 2017

In 2016, the Institute for Learning Technologies (ILT) at Teachers College, Columbia University, received a fellowship from MVLRI to investigate learning pathways in Algebra 1A courses offered by Michigan Virtual School.

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Mar
31

posted on March 31, 2017

This report begins discussion on the topic of credit recovery by testifying to the concept that students who have different reasons for taking online courses perform differently. Specifically, the underperformance of credit recovery students was hypothesized; the contextual information was also explored, including enrollment patterns, demographic factors, and the learning environment which focused on instructors who taught the courses.

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Mar
31

posted on March 31, 2017

As discussed in iEducator 21st Century Digital Learning Corps: Program Design and Reflection, (part one of the series) iEds were asked to contribute regularly to publicly available blogs (the focus of part two of this series).

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Mar
31

posted on March 31, 2017

From December 7 to 12, 2016, Public Sector Consultants Inc. (PSC) conducted a telephone poll with 800 adult residents of Michigan to obtain their opinions about online learning opportunities for public school students in the state.

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Feb
28

posted on February 28, 2017

One of the threads in research for technology integration literature is the need to create more authentic and engaging learning experiences in schools.

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Jan
25

posted on January 25, 2017

As online enrollments increase, there is a growing need to examine strategies with the potential to improve course outcomes, especially since students in online courses tend to have less success compared to their face-to-face counterparts.

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Dec
20

posted on December 20, 2016

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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