Required reading for online learning educators
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May 22, 2012 By: Lisa Nielsen
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning puts out many publications. Here is a list of some of their more recent publications that will be of interest to online learning educators.
- Authorizing Online Learning, Patrick and Vander Ark (2011)
- iNACOL Online Learning Definitions Project (October 2011)
- Authorizing Online Learning (VanderArk and Patrick, published by NACSA, August 2011)
- The rise of K-12 blended learning: Profiles of emerging models (Innosight Institute, 2011)
- Clearing the Path: Creating Innovation Space for Serving Over-Age, Under-Credited Students in Competency-Based Pathways (Chris Sturgis, Bob Rath, Ephraim Weisstein, and Susan Patrick, January 2011)
- Digital Learning Now Report: 10 Elements (December 2010)
- When Success is the Only Option: Designing Competency-Based Pathways for Next Generation Learning (Chris Sturgis and Susan Patrick, November 2010)
- Going Virtual! 2010: The Status of Professional Development and Unique Needs of K-12 Online Teachers (Lisa Dawley, Kerry Rice, Glori Hinck, November 2010)
- Lessons Learned from Virtual Schools: Experiences and Recommendations from the Field (Richard E. Ferdig and Cathy Cavanaugh, November 2010)
- A National Primer on K-12 Online Learning, Version 2 (Matthew Wicks, November 2010)
- Class Connections: High School Reform and the Role of Online Learning (Picciano and Seaman, August 2010)
- Virtual K-12 Public School Programs and Students with Disabilities: Issues and Recommendations (Eve Muller, July 2010)
- Professional learning in the learning profession: A status report on teacher development in the United States and abroad. Dallas, TX: National Staff Development Council (2009)
- iNACOL Research Committee Issues Brief: An Exploration of At-Risk Learners and Online Education (April 2010)
- Wichita Public Schools' Learning Centers, Innosight Institute (March 2010)
- The Online Learning Imperative: A Solution to Three Looming Crises in Education, by Governor Bob Wise, Alliance for Excellent Education (February 2010)
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Cross posted at The Innovative Educator.
Lisa Nielsen writes for and speaks to audiences across the globe about learning innovatively and is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on “Passion (not data) Driven Learning,” "Thinking Outside the Ban" to harness the power of technology for learning, and using the power of social media to provide a voice to educators and students. Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities to support learning in real and innovative ways that will prepare students for success. In addition to her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator, Ms. Nielsen’s writing is featured in places such as Huffington Post, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, The Unplugged Mom, and is the author the book Teaching Generation Text.
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