Virtual Schooling and You: Teaching in Tomorrow's Classrooms

Room: EC Conference Room

Dr. Michael Barbour
Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)
Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Description of Presentation:
This presentation will provide an overview of and resources for the three roles teachers assume in online and blended environments (i.e., designer, teacher, and facilitator).

Grade Range:
Middle School, High School

Content Area:
Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Music, Art, Graphic Design, Physical Education, Foreign Language, Special Education, Technology

Target Audience:
Teachers, Administrators, Technology Facilitators

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Link to Website:
http://www.michaelbarbour.com

Link to Blog:
http://virtualschooling.wordpress.com

Session presentation:
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Resources
Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning - http://www.kpk12.com/
iNACOL Analysis of K-12 Online Learning Plans in Race to the Top Applications - https://sites.google.com/site/onlinelearningrttt/home
7 Principles of Effective Web Design for Adolescent Learners - http://www.jofde.ca/index.php/jde/article/view/3
Best Practices for K-12 Online Teaching - http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/viewarticle.cfm?volID=7&IssueID=22&ArticleID=113&Sourc
Teacher Education Goes Into Virtual Schooling - http://ctlt.iastate.edu/~tegivs/TEGIVS/homepage.html
TEGIVS Scenarios - http://ctlt.iastate.edu/~tegivs/TEGIVS/VSLab/all%20scenarios.html
Good Practice to Inform: Iowa Learning Online - http://projects.educ.iastate.edu/~vhs/index.htm
Michigan Online Teaching Case Studies - http://itlab2.coe.wayne.edu/it6230/casestudies/

ESPRI
  • Roblyer, M. D., & Marshall, J. C. (2002-2003). Predicting success of virtual high school students: Preliminary results from an educational success prediction instrument. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 35(2), 241-255.
  • Roblyer, M. D. (2005). Who plays well in the virtual sandbox? Characteristics of successful online students and teachers. SIGTel Bulletin, (2).
  • Roblyer, M. D. (2006). Virtually successful: Defeating the dropout problem through online school programs. Phi Delta Kappan, 88(1), 31-36.
  • Roblyer, M. D., Davis, L., Mills, S. C., Marshall, J., & Pape, L. (2008) Toward practical procedures for predicting and promoting success in virtual school students. American Journal of Distance Education, 22(2), 90–109.
  • Roblyer, M. D. & Davis, L. (2010). Predicting success for virtual school students: Putting research-based models into practice. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 13(3). Retrieved from http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/winter114/roblyer114.html