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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

Today’s guest bloggers are Mary Rice and Bryan Dykman from the Center for Online Learning and Students with Disabilities. Students with disabilities and their families have a history of struggling for educational services that enable them to participate with their peers and access the curriculum. These gaps in participation and access have traveled with the… Read more

ETC Press is excited to announce the release of “Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning,” by Richard E. Ferdig, Kathryn Kennedy, et al. The Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning is an edited collection of chapters that sets out to present the current state of research in K-12 online… Read more

The Journal of Science Education and Technology is soliciting manuscripts for a special issue on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Career Development Education. Important Dates Letter of interest deadline: January 5, 2015 (non-binding, 150-200 word description to help plan for reviewers) Full paper submission deadline: June 15, 2015 Review decision: September 20, 2015 Final… Read more

Today’s guest blogger is Joe Cozart, the Associate Director of Strategic Planning for Georgia Virtual Learning. The role of motivation in student success in online courses is clear. Highly motivated students perform better than their lesser motivated peers. However, what online teachers and administrators need to know is how to improve student motivation and ultimately,… Read more

DEANZ, the New Zealand Association for Open, Flexible and Distance Learning whose mission is “fostering growth, development, research and good practice in distance education, open learning and flexible delivery systems for education,” is now a project contributor for the Research Clearinghouse for K-12 Blended and Online Learning. The Research Clearinghouse is the largest initiative of… Read more

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