Virtual School Meanderings

March 21, 2017

Webinar: 3/22 at 2pm EDT – Presence & Community in the Online Classroom

Note this webinar tomorrow.

Webinars, podcasts, and a call for proposals!
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This session will touch on four dimensions of a successful virtual community: the online persona and virtual classroom, the synchronous session, giving meaningful feedback and the encouragement of student engagement.

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Call for proposals!
The Journal of Online Learning Research is producing a special issue to showcase studies that are grounded in notions of diversity that go beyond general learner variability and offer true insight into how the diversity of these learners are conceptualized, identified, and served in online and blended learning environments. Details, including suggested topics, submission guidelines, and deadlines, are available online.
The latest installment in the Research Collaborative Seminar series, hosted by the Student Centered Learning Research Collaborative, features Paul Leather, New Hampshire Deputy Commissioner of Education, presenting on what works and what doesn’t work when implementing competency-based education at the system and classroom levels. The recording of the full presentation, titled “Encouraging and Sustaining Competency-Based Learning Environments: Lessons from New Hampshire“, is available online.
Newly available is MVLRI’s first post in a new series exploring the use of online learning for credit recovery in the state of Michigan. Throughout the course of this series, we’ll be talking to administrators of online credit recovery programs about their intended purposes and key outcomes, the benefits of having online credit recovery programs available for their students, the challenges and opportunities that schools have faced in implementing an online credit recovery program, and the key lessons learned. Each installment will feature a blog post accompanied by a podcast episode. The first episode and post feature Success Virtual Learning Centers.
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