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Professional Development Presentations

** Rose, R., Archambault, L., Barbour, M. K., Borup, J., & Lowes, S. (2016, November). The journal article review process. A Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute webinar, Lansing, MI. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/jpVzm9W4Esg

** Barbour, M. K. (2016, April). MKB and other academic taglines: Building your digital scholarship brand. A webinar for the Online Learning Consortium.

** Barbour, M. K. (2015, December). K-12 online learning in Canada: Situating Newfoundland and Labrador in the national context. A Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Education doctoral seminar, St. John's, NL.

** Barbour, M. K. (2015, June). International landscape of K-12 online and blended learning. A Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute webinar, Lansing, MI. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/FW4lR71oBdA

** Clark, T., & Barbour, M. K. (2015, April). Eight trends in K-12 online and blended learning and their implications for research. A Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute webinar, Lansing, MI.

** Barbour, M. K. (2015, April). Best practice in online learning. A Sevenstar Academy School Leadership Technology Series Webinar, Cincinnati, OH.

** Barbour, M. K. (2015, April). Academic blogging for student engagement. A presentation for Sacred Heart University's Office of Digital Learning "2015 Teaching Innovations" event.

** Barbour, M. K. (2015, March). Brief overview of research on rural students and online learning. An invited webinar presentation to the Regional Education Laboratory - Southeast's Alliance for Online and Blended Learning, Tallahassee, FL.

** Barbour, M. K. (2015, March). Virtual educator action research. An invited “Just-In-Time” presentation to the Idaho Digital Learning Academy, Meridian, ID.

** Barbour, M. K. (2014, November). State of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. An invited presentation to the 5th Annual Distance Education Academy 2014 Conference, Humboldt, SK.

** Barbour, M. K. (2014, October). State of the nation: K-12 Online learning in Canada. An online presentation to Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB.

Barbour, M. K. (2014, June). Effective assessment strategies. A presentation to the Sacred Heart University's Center of Digital Learning's Summer Institute, Fairfield, CT.

** Allison, P., Barbour, M. K., Cormier, D. Fasimpaur, K., Goyal, N., Hardy, M., Hodgson, K., Malamed, Z., & Roberts, V. (2014, April). The questions MOOCS inspire. An invited conversation for Teachers Teaching Teachers, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meWJdXGSetQ

** Barbour, M. K. (2014, April). K-12 online learning: What do beginning educators need to know? A New Teacher Webinar for the University of Texas-Arlington, https://elearn.uta.edu/webapps/bb-collaborate-bb_bb60/recording/launchGuest?uid=028a5fab-6f0f-44ec-baf9-6099e552cd7d

Barbour, M. K. (2014, April). Not as savvy as you’ve been led to believe: What do we really know about the students in our classrooms today? A presentation to the Sacred Heart University's Center of Digital Learning, Fairfield, CT.

** Barbour, M. K. (2014, February). Changing role of the teacher in K-12 online and blended learning. A webinar presentation to the south-eastern committee of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.

Burston, H., McDonald, A., Verhulst, M., Hill, V., Potter, D., Dempsey, K., Maloney, A., & Barbour, M. K. (2014, January). First Nations e-learning: National strategy. A presentation to Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Gatineau, QC.

Barbour, M. K. (2014, January). State of the nation study: K-12 online learning in Canada. A presentation to Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Gatineau, QC.

Barbour, M. K. (2013, November). Blogging in higher education: A tool for student engagement and personal development. A presentation to the Sacred Heart University's Center of Digital Learning, Fairfield, CT.

** Barbour, M. K. (2013, November). What do we really know? What does the research say about K-12 online learning? A webinar presentation to the south-eastern committee of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.

** Barbour, M. K. (2013, November). Teaching today's student. A webinar presentation to the K-12 Teaching in the Twenty-First Century massive open online course by the Michigan Virtual University, http://www.mivu.org/MVUKentStateUniversityMOOC/tabid/754/Default.aspx

** Barbour, M. K. (2013, October). State of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. A presentation to the 4th Annual DE Academy 2013 Conference, Humboldt, SK.

Barbour, M. K. (2013, October). The professor’s Facebook: Social networking and Web 2.0 for academics. A presentation to the Sacred Heart University Fall Faculty Institute, Fairfield, CT.

Barbour, M. K., Canuel, M., Hill, V., & Bitgood, G. (2013, April). State of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. A webinar panel presented to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.

Barbour, M. K. (2013, April). Virtual learning in New Zealand: Examining systematic change. A presentation to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning’s research committee.

** Barbour, M. K. (2013, March). State of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. An invited presentation to the London Region eLearning Steering Committee Meeting, London, ON.

** Barbour, M. K. (2013, February). Teaching at a distance: What does the research say about delivering K-12 online learning? An invited Community of Expertise in Educational Technology (CEET) Meet, http://moodlemeets.learnnowbc.ca/course/view.php?id=29

** Barbour, M. K. (2013, February). The state of K-12 online learning research: Looking forward. An invited presentation to the Department of Instructional Performance and Technology at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

** Barbour, M. K. (2013, January). Strategies to improve student completion rates in an asynchronous environment? An invited presentation to Bridgewater Academy, Rock Rapids, IA.

Barbour, M. K. (2012, October). Opposing the dominant K-12 online learning narrative of educational reformers. A brown bag presentation to the Humanities Center at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Barbour, M. K. (2012, May). Examining the development of primary and secondary online learning clusters in New Zealand. A brown bag presentation to the Humanities Center at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

** Barbour, M. K. (2010, December). State of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. An invited presentation to the Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research, https://connect.athabascau.ca/p43257545/

** Barbour, M. K. (2012, April). Research into K-12 online learning. An invited presentation to the British Columbia Ministry of Education, Vancouver, BC.

** Barbour, M. K. (2012, April). Organizational models of distance education. An invited presentation to Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu – The Correspondence School, Wellington, New Zealand.

Barbour, M. K., Barry, M., Cannell, D., Hainsworth, S., & Winkelman, T. (2012, January). State of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. A webinar panel presented to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. Retrieved from https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-01-24.1124.M.305770D43F6379E647F31ADF975807.vcr&sid=253

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, November). What do we really know? Examining research into K-12 online learning. An invited presentation in the Doctoral Speaker Series in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, October). Researching K-12 online teaching. An invited presentation to Bridgewater Academy, Rock Rapids, IA.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, October). Researching K-12 online learning. An invited presentation to Bridgewater Academy, Rock Rapids, IA.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, September). The landscape of K-12 online learning. An invited presentation to Bridgewater Academy, Rock Rapids, IA.

** Davis, N., & Barbour, M. K. (2011, May). Learning through ICT - Future focus: Virtual schooling. An invited presentation to the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, May). Researching online distance learning in schools in New Zealand and North America. An invited presentation to the University of Canterbury e-Learning Lab, Christchurch, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, May). Examining research into primary and secondary e-learning. An invited presentation to Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu – The Correspondence School, Wellington, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, May). An overview of primary and secondary e-learning internationally. An invited presentation to Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu – The Correspondence School, Wellington, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, May). Academic blogging: Personal development to enhancing student learning and engagement. An invited presentation to the College of Education at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, May). Blogging in higher education: Examining how the tools can be used for personal development and with students. An invited presentation to the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Massey University-Mount Cook Campus, Wellington, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, May). Primary and secondary e-learning - What we know and where we should go. An invited presentation to the College of Education at University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, April). An introduction to a new research paradigm: Design-based research. An invited presentation to the National Centre for Teaching and Learning at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, April). Using blogs in higher education: Both as a personal development tool and to enhance student learning and engagement. An invited presentation to the National Centre for Teaching and Learning at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, April). Faculty as scholars: Tips for becoming effective researchers and writers. An invited presentation to the Open Polytechnic, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, April). Educational gaming. An invited presentation to the Open Polytechnic, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, April). Today's student: Examining generational differences. An invited presentation to the Open Polytechnic, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, April). Examining the Virtual Learning Network: Some observations. An invited presentation to e-Learning Unit, Ministry of Education, Wellington, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, April). Today's student: Understanding what's real and what it means for them? An invited presentation to the College of Education at the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, March). Making a difference with educational research: A new methodological paradigm. An invited presentation to the College of Education at the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

Barbour, M. K., (2011, February). State of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. A webinar presented to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. Retrieved from https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2011-02-23.1115.M.08474606AD6C97691BB3839AA47424.vcr&sid=253

** Barbour, M. K. (2011, February). Exploring issues related to online learning at the K-12 level across Canada. An invited presentation in the Doctoral Speaker Series in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL.

** Barbour, M. K. (2010, December). State of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. An invited presentation to the Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research, http://cider.athabascau.ca/CIDERSessions/mbarbour/Michael%20Barbour.jar

Barbour, M. K. (2010, June). Preparing to teach online: Site navigation, directions, instructions. A presentation for the Office for Teaching and Learning’s General Education Faculty Summer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Archambault, L., Barbour, M. K., Cavanaugh, C., & Diamond, D. (2010, April). Approaches for at-risk learners and online education. A webinar presented to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2010-04-14.1031.M.1A511EE4647931A70C1B279233282E.vcr

Barbour, M. K., Conely, K., & Shor, F. (2010, February). Teaching and learning with YouTube. A brownbag discussion for the Office for Teaching and Learning, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Powell, A., Barbour, M. K., LaBonte, R., Larbalestier, M., Harris, S., & Pearce, D. (2010, February). An international perspective of K-12 online learning. A webinar presented to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2010...950CCB8D813.vcr

Barbour, M. K. & Scribner, D. (2009, September). Research committee issues brief: Examining communication and interaction in online learning. Webinar presented to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2009-09-09.1052.M.0BD512AD9829A5A2F8D0C4C0C3E5AE.vcr

** Barbour, M. K. (2009, June). What’s your IVHS story? Presentation at the Illinois Virtual High School Summer Meeting, Springfield, IL.

Barbour M. K. (2009, March). Teaching to today’s student. Presentation for the Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON.

** Barbour, M. K. (2009, February). Providing advice and remediation for virtual school students. Presentation at the Illinois Virtual High School Winter Meeting, Normal, IL.

Barbour, M. K., & Stewart, R. (2009, January). A snapshot state of the nation: K-12 online learning in Canada. Invited presentation to the Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research, http://cider.athabascau.ca/CIDERSessions/mkbarbour/ AudioConvert_1231363643702.mp3

Barbour, M. K. (2009, January). Teaching to today's student. Presentation for the Office for Teaching and Learning Semester Start-Up, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Barbour, M. K., & Stewart, R. (2008, December). Virtual schooling in Canada: A review of provincial policies and activities. Webinar presented to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2008-12-10.1124.M.0A5EF1C5F6142DE7E20523CCC1435E.vcr

** Barbour, M. K. (2008, October). Digital natives, millennials and all that crap: Examining what's real and what's.... Presentation at the Illinois Virtual High School Fall Meeting, Normal, IL.

** Barbour, M. K. (2008, June). What’s going on at the other end? Presentation at the Illinois Virtual High School Summer Meeting, Springfield, IL.

Barbour, M. K. (2008, March). Today's student: Deciphering what's real. Brownbag discussion for the Office for Teaching and Learning, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

** Barbour, M. K. (2008, February). Creating homemade PowerPoint games: A follow-up session. Presentation at the Illinois Virtual High School Winter Meeting, Normal, IL.

Evans, M. & Barbour, M. K. (2007, October). A little knowledge can be a useful thing: Video games and teaching social studies. Brownbag discussion for the Division of Administrative and Organizational Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Barbour, M. K. (2007, October). Lessons learned in researching virtual schools: The Newfoundland and Labrador experience. Invited presentation by the Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research, http://klaatu-dev.pc.athabascau.ca/elluminate/cidersession-071005.jnlp

** Barbour, M. K. (2007, June). Researching virtual schools. Presentation at the Illinois Virtual High School Summer Meeting, Springfield, IL.

** Barbour, M. K. (2007, February). PowerPoint games as evaluative tools. Presentation at the Illinois Virtual High School Winter Meeting, Normal, IL.

Kinsella, J., Antrim-Cambium, S., & Barbour, M. K. (2005, March). Presenting an AP class via the Illinois Virtual High School. Presentation at the Advanced Placement Conference, Chicago, IL.

Barbour, M. K. (2003, November). Connecting the home and school through electronic dialogue. Presentation at the annual Newfoundland Network of Innovative Schools Forum conference, Clarenville, NL.

** Barbour, M. K. (1996, June). Technology on the hill. Discussion for the Library of Parliament Speaker’s Series, Ottawa, ON.