Virtual School Meanderings

September 17, 2014

Empowering Students Through Personalized Learning

From Monday’s inbox, a neo-liberal event…

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5 Key Steps in Planning and Implementing a Blended Learning ProgramBlended learning is a rapidly growing instructional model that is helping teachers personalize the learning experience. Blended learning programs are enabling students to move at their own pace and receive personalized assistance from teachers when and where they need it. But many educators who don’t have much experience with blended learning aren’t sure of the best place to start in considering this for their district.

Attend this webinar to learn about the 5 steps of implementing a blended learning program and the planning process, as well as best practices from educators who have done it.

  1. Strategy-What are the key factors you need to consider in your plan?
  2. Alignment-Who are your biggest stakeholders, and how to involve them?
  3. Plan-What are the key milestones you need to include?
  4. Implement-Who and what resources will you need to consider?
  5. Review-How will you measure success?

Guests:

Lori Krist, online coordinator, Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District, Calif.

Josh Wilson, assistant principal, Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District, Calif.

This webinar will be moderated by Renae Abboud, education consultant, Fuel Education

Register now for this free live webinar.

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

Can’t attend? All Education Week webinars are archived and accessible “on demand” for up to four months after the original live-streaming date.


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September 16, 2014

[CNIE-L] Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research (CIDER) Webinar Series On Community of Inquiry

Also from yesterday’s inbox…

The Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research (CIDER) Community of Inquiry Webinar Series will include monthly sessions running from September 2014 to June 2015. These sessions will feature presentations by leading researchers on the CoI framework and its application to blended, distance, and online learning. The Community of Inquiry website will act as a companion site for the series and includes a wealth of background materials and further readings.

Visit

coi.athabascau.ca

and

https://landing.athabascau.ca/groups/profile/289790/cider/tab/359765/sessions

for more information.

Best regards,

  1. Cleveland-Innes

Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes
Professor and Chair
Centre for Distance Education
Athabasca University
Guest Professor, Department of Learning
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: 1-800-788-9041, ext. 6426
Skype: martha.cleveland

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FREE Research Webinar 9/16, 3-4pm EDT – Florida Virtual School Research – Register Now!

From yesterday’s inbox…

Hi everyone!

We hope this email finds you well.

MVLRI will host the next Research Webinar tomorrow, September 16, 3-4pm EDT. Presenters Teresa King, Instructional Programs Manager, and Jodi Marshall, Executive Vice President, Business and School Solutions, of Florida Virtual School (FLVS) will present FLVS Research.

Florida Virtual School, the nation’s largest state K-12 virtual school, engages in multiple instructional research partnerships each year. In this presentation, members of the FLVS leadership team will discuss the process of designing organizational research goals and partnering with external researchers, in addition to sharing the challenges and best practices in managing research partnerships—from research methods/design to data collection and security.  Additionally, a summary of ongoing instructional research projects at FLVS will be offered. This presentation will appeal to both providers and researchers as an opportunity to learn more about working together in the important process of research partnership.

Register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/florida-virtual-school-research-tickets-12913232827

*Note: On the day of the event, you will receive a link to the webinar via email.

Disclaimer:
This webinar will be recorded and shared publically. Consequently, anything shared during this webinar, including chat comments, could be shared publically. This webinar may represent a presenter’s or an attendee’s personal views, opinions, conclusions and other information which do not necessarily reflect those of MVU and or the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute and are not given nor endorsed by MVU/MVLRI unless otherwise specified.

Thanks, and enjoy your day!
MVLRI Team

Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute
MVLRI@mivu.org
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Twitter: @MVLRI_MVU
Blog: http://mvlri.org/About-Us/MVLRI-Blog
Webinar Series: http://mvlri.org/About-Us/Webinars

September 15, 2014

[CNIE-L] Invitation to CIDER session ­- 17 September 2014 | Invitation à un atelier de « CIDER » – le 17 septembre 2014

Turning into a Canadian kind of day…

Dear CNIE Member,

 

We invite you to the September CIDER session, the first session of our tenth anniversary season and the launch of a special ten-part Community of Inquiry Webinar Series. This free, online session will feature Drs. Marti Cleveland-Innes, D. Randy Garrison, and Norman Vaughan.

 

Title: Introduction to the Community of Inquiry Webinar Series

 

This session will provide an overview of the webinar series and the Community of Inquiry framework. An advance reading for this session is available at our website:

http://cider.athabascau.ca/sessions

 

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – 11am to 12noon Mountain Time (Canada)

 

Where: Online through Adobe Connect at:

https://connect.athabascau.ca/cidersession/

 

The CIDER Community of Inquiry Webinar Series will include monthly sessions running from September 2014 to June 2015. These sessions will feature presentations by leading researchers on the CoI framework and its application to blended, distance, and online learning. The Community of Inquiry website at http://coi.athabascau.ca will act as a companion site for the series and includes a wealth of background materials and further readings.

 

Registration is not required; all are welcome. For more information on CIDER and our monthly Sessions, please visit our website:

http://cider.athabascau.ca

 

Pre-configuration:

Please note that it is important to set up your system prior to the event. Make sure your Mac or PC is equipped with a microphone and speakers, so that you can use the audio functionality built into the conferencing software. The Adobe Connect platform may require an update to your Flash Player; allow time for this update by joining the session 10 minutes prior to the scheduled presentation.

 

 

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CIDER sessions are brought to you by the Centre for Distance Education, Athabasca University: Canada’s Open University and leader in professional online education.

 

 

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September 11, 2014

CIDER Session September

A third item from Tuesday’s inbox…

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Dear CIDER Member,

We invite you to the September CIDER session, the first session of our tenth anniversary season and the launch of a special ten-part Community of Inquiry Webinar Series. This free, online session will feature Drs. Marti Cleveland-Innes, D. Randy Garrison, and Norman Vaughan.

Title: Introduction to the Community of Inquiry Webinar Series

This session will provide an overview of the webinar series and the Community of Inquiry framework. An advance reading for this session is available at our website:
http://cider.athabascau.ca/sessions

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – 11am to 12noon Mountain Time (Canada)

Where: Online through Adobe Connect at:
https://connect.athabascau.ca/cidersession/

The CIDER Community of Inquiry Webinar Series will include monthly sessions running from September 2014 to June 2015. These sessions will feature presentations by leading researchers on the CoI framework and its application to blended, distance, and online learning. The Community of Inquiry website at http://coi.athabascau.ca will act as a companion site for the series and includes a wealth of background materials and further readings.

Registration is not required; all are welcome. For more information on CIDER and our monthly Sessions, please visit our new website:
https://landing.athabascau.ca/groups/profile/289790/cider

Pre-configuration:
Please note that it is extremely important to get your system set up prior to the event. Make sure your Mac or PC is equipped with a microphone and speakers, so that you can use the audio functionality built into the conferencing software. The Adobe Connect platform may require an update to your Flash Player; allow time for this update by joining the session 15 minutes prior to the scheduled presentation.

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CIDER sessions are brought to you by the Centre for Distance Education, Athabasca University: Canada’s Open University and leader in professional online education.

Our mailing address is:

Athabasca University

Canadian Institute for Distance Education Research

1200, 10011 – 109 Street

Edmonton, AB T5J 3S8

Canada
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