Category: Research

Fuse Architects Take Off in 2017

What if the best way to make decisions about education technology starts off with not thinking about technology at all? This is the approach the

Nikki Herta

How Effective is Online Learning in Michigan

Let’s be honest: Online learning in Michigan, as a whole, is in deep need of reform. Since 2010, the average pass rate for online courses in Michigan has hovered around 60 percent. Compared to the pass rate for traditional classrooms, this statistic has led some to condemn virtual schooling as a failed experiment.

Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute

Rural Virtual Learning

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts written by Michigan Virtual’s Regional Mentor Leaders to bring to life what mentors do to build and maintain a supportive online learner environment to help students be successful. If you are a mentor and would like to share a strategy, a success story, or another topic that illustrates how you support students, please email [email protected]

Where the Research is @iNACOL 2017

For the last few years, MVLRI & TLA have been co-hosting the preconference K-12 Research Community Meeting at iNACOL. We hope to see you this

Episode 43: John Jacobs, Wisconsin eSchool Network

John Jacobs, the Director of the Wisconsin eSchool Network, joins us for this episode. He paints for us a picture of the digital learning landscape

Understanding Engagement in K-12 Online Courses: Part Two

Authors Andrew Vanden Heuvel, Michigan Virtual Kristi Peacock, Michigan Virtual Kristen DeBruler, Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute Anecdotal evidence from course designers and Michigan Virtual School® (now known

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