Month: January 2015

Proposals for AECT 2015 (in Indianapolis, Nov. 3-7, 2015) are due February 2, 2015. Topics Cyber and virtual schooling in K-12 education, the design of online and blended K-12 environments that optimize student learning, online K-12 professional development, K-12 teacher-created instructional materials, Technology integration in K-12, the changing roles of library media and instructional technology… Read more

Graduate and K-12 students engage in a new interactive learning experience combining the use of Minecraft, Wikispaces, webinars, and The Giver, by Lois Lowry In the spring of 2014, I was fortunate enough to engage with Verena Roberts, Vicki Davis, and Colin Osterhout in a project that we dubbed #Gamifi-ED. This project involved my students… Read more

In this guest blog post, three Georgia Southern University associate professors, who authored a chapter in the Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning, discuss their desire to share the knowledge necessary for the growth of school psychology in the online learning community. School Psychology? When we tell people that we are in… Read more

REL Southeast Blended and Online Learning Alliance developed the following video that talks about research in supporting students who take online courses.

A Capella University Ph.D. candidate is seeking research participants for a telephone-based study concerning the use of Instructional Strategies in the development of virtual courses designed for a high school audience. The study is entitled, “Understanding Ways Instructional Designers of High School Level Virtual Courses Bridge Transactional Distances Between Learners and Course Content.” Instructional designers… Read more

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