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Research Projects

Barbour, M. K. (2016). State of the nation study: K-12 e-learning in Canada and union contracts. British Columbia Teachers’ Federation, $500.

Barbour, M. K., & LaBonte, R. (2016). State of the nation study: K-12 e-learning in Canada. Multiple sponsors through Canadian E-Learning Network, $7,500. (Contribution 90%)

LaBonte, R., Tehami, A., Barbour, M. K., & Canuel, M. (2016) Étude de parité de services en FAD (Alberta). Le Centre francophone d’éducation à distance (CFÉD), $15,000. (Contribution 40%)

Barbour, M. K. (2015). Replication of higher education online learning studies in the K-12 environment. Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute, Michigan Virtual University, $3,000.

Barbour, M. K., & LaBonte, R. (2015). State of the nation study: K-12 e-learning in Canada. Multiple sponsors through Canadian E-Learning Network, $8,000. (Contribution 90%)

Kim, K-Y., Psenka, C. Haapala, K., & Jackson, K. (2014). Constructionism in learning: Sustainable life cycle engineering (CooL:SLiCE). National Science Foundation’s Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program, $278,121. (Contribution: Advisory Board Member)

Barbour, M. K. (2014). State of the nation study: K-12 online learning in Canada. Multiple sponsors, $6,500.

Hickey, D. (2014). Indiana Virtual Laboratory School: Participatory learning and assessment for online students, teachers, and schools. Spencer Foundation Lyle Spencer Research Awards, $700,000 – under review. (Contribution: Advisory Board Member)

Barbour, M. K. (2013). State of the nation study: K-12 online learning in Canada. Multiple sponsors, $8,500.

Kim, K-Y., Barbour, M., Haapala, K., Kremer, G., Jackson, K. (2013). Collaborative research: Constructionism in learning: Sustainable life cycle engineering (CooL:SLiCE). National Science Foundation’s Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program, $598,317 – unsuccessful. (Contribution 15%)

Barbour, M. K. (2012). State of the nation study: K-12 online learning in Canada. International Association for K-12 Online Learning, $8,000.

Barbour, M. K. (2012). Voracious appetite of online teaching: Examining labour issues related to K-12 online learning. British Columbia Teachers’ Federation, $500.

Barbour, M. K. (2011). State of the nation study: K-12 online learning in Canada. International Association for K-12 Online Learning, $15,000.

Wenmoth, D., Barbour, M. K., & Davis, N. (2011). Provision of e-learning research services in relation to the Virtual Learning Network. Ministry of Education in New Zealand, $11,500. (Contribution 10%)

Barbour, M. K. (2010). Professional development for mobile technology integration. Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Grant, $1,500.

Barbour, M. K. (2010). State of the nation study: K-12 online learning in Canada. International Association for K-12 Online Learning, $20,000.

Ondersma, S. J., Beeghly, M., Resko, S., Lee, S. J., & Barbour, M. K. (2010). 2010-2011 graduate research assistant competition. Wayne State Office of the Vice President for Research – Successful. (Contribution <5%)

Barbour, M. K., & Spannaus, T. (2009). Digital learning community in high school science. Detroit Public School, $39,500. (Contribution 10%)

Barbour, M. K. (2009). Web-based K-12 online learning in Michigan case studies. Wayne State University’s College of Education Technology Mini-Grant, $1,731.

Barbour, M. K. (2008). State of the nation study: K-12 online learning in Canada. International Council for K-12 Online Learning, $17,147 – funded at $10,000.

Barbour, M. K. (2007). Virtual schooling in Canada: Proposal for a comprehensive review of provincial policies and activities. North American Council for Online Learning, requested $16,444 / funded at $3,153.

Barbour, M. K. (2007). Game design as educational pedagogy. Wayne State University’s Office of the Vice President Research’s University Research Grant, $10,000.

Development Projects

Barbour, M. K. (2012). Preparing pre-service and in-service teachers for K-12 online learning. Wayne State University’s Office of the Provost’s Educational Development Grant, $4,997 – Unsuccessful.

Barbour, M. K. (2011). Hands on social studies: The development of mobile learning apps. Wayne State University’s Center for the Humanities’ Resident Scholars Program – Successful.

Barbour, M. K. (2010). Supporting K-12 online learning in Michigan. Wayne State University’s Office of the Provost’s Educational Development Grant, $4,997 – funded at $4,930.

Barbour, M. K. (2009). Web-based K-12 online learning in Michigan case studies. Wayne State University’s College of Education Technology Mini-Grant, $1,731.

Fellowships, Grants, Special Awards and Other Projects

Barbour, M. K. (2014). Annual presidential seminar on the Catholic intellectual tradition. Sacred Heart University, $5,000.

Barbour, M. K. (2013). Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute Fellow. Michigan Virtual University, $6,000.

Barbour, M. K. (2012). Exploring online focus groups. Phi Kappa Phi’s Love of Learning Award, $500 – Unsuccessful.

Barbour, M. K. (2012). Investigating the potential of online focus groups. Wayne State University’s Center for the Humanities’ Resident Scholars Program – Unsuccessful.

Moseley, J. L., Barbour, M. K., & Siko, J. P. (2012). Instructional Technology (IT) Professional Learning Community. Wayne State University’s Division of Academy Affairs, requested $4167.50 – $2,000. (Contribution 25%)

Moseley, J. L., Barbour, M. K., & Siko, J. P. (2011). Instructional Technology (IT) Professional Learning Community. Wayne State University’s Division of Academy Affairs, requested $3742.50 – funded at $2,000. (Contribution 25%)

Moseley, J. L., & Barbour, M. K. (2010). Instructional Technology (IT) On Tap Learning Community. Wayne State University’s Division of Academy Affairs, requested $3463.00 – funded at $2,000. (Contribution 50%)

Moseley, J. L., & Barbour, M. K. (2009). Instructional Technology (IT) On Tap Learning Community. Wayne State University’s Division of Academy Affairs, requested $5,349 – funded at $1,800. (Contribution 50%)

Barbour, M. K. (2008). Nomination of Dr. Timothy Spannaus. Wayne State University’s Vice President for Research’s Research Mentors Program for New Faculty, $2,000.

Moseley, J. L., & Barbour, M. K. (2007). Instructional Technology (IT) On Tap Learning Community. Wayne State University’s Division of Academy Affairs, requested $5,411 / funded at $1800. (Contribution 50%)

Williams, L., Barbour, M. K., Kelly, M., & Dawe, W. (2003). Heritage Collegiate. Industry Canada’s Network of Innovative Schools Grant, $30,000 over three years. (Contribution 20%)

Barbour, M. K., & Brooks, S. (2001). Discovery Collegiate. Industry Canada’s Network of Innovative Schools Grant, $30,000 over three years. (Contribution 80%)

Barbour, M. K., & Brooks, S. (1999). Centre for Advanced Placement Education. Office of Learning Technologies’ Community Learning Initiatives Pilot Grant, $25,000. (Contribution 75%)