Michael Higley

MHigleyTICoach - Blending F2F Instruction with Technology!

Michael Higley has worked in the public school system since 2001. Currently, he serves as a Technology Integration Coach providing professional development opportunities to middle and high school educators as he works towards earning his Ed.D.

eLearning Articles by Michael Higley

Assessing Online Collaboration: What You Need To Know

Assessing Online Collaboration: What You Need To Know

Saturday, 30 April 2016 by Michael Higley

In this article I will share some key information about assessments and their characteristics, as well some easy ways to…

Social Learning
Why Meaningful Online Feedback Is Important

Why Meaningful Online Feedback Is Important

Sunday, 3 April 2016 by Michael Higley

Meaningful online feedback is critical to all learning environments. In online learning, feedback occurs between the learner and instructor in…

Best Practices
2 Effective Icebreaker Activity Examples

2 Effective Icebreaker Activity Examples

Sunday, 14 February 2016 by Michael Higley

The purpose of this article was to plan and outline 2 thoroughly thought out online literacy icebreaker activity examples, reflecting…

Best Practices
Proposing A Blended Learning Approach For K12 Education

Proposing A Blended Learning Approach For K12 Education

Monday, 4 January 2016 by Michael Higley

This article provides a description of how a fictional school system can benefit from implementing blended learning strategies and appropriate…

Blended Learning
Staffing A K12 Online Course

Staffing A K12 Online Course

Saturday, 2 January 2016 by Michael Higley

Staffing responsibilities and hiring expectations for online learning environments vary greatly from that of traditional classroom environments. School leaders, counselors,…

Market
e-Learning: Challenges and Solutions

e-Learning: Challenges and Solutions

Friday, 14 March 2014 by Michael Higley

Information and communication tools (ICT), Web2.0 applications, and the impact these resources are having on education are rapidly creating new…

Articles
Creating an e-Learning School Culture

Creating An e-Learning School Culture

Monday, 21 October 2013 by Michael Higley

Education is constantly changing the way students learn and how instructors teach. Technology is often the driving force behind many…

for kids
Benefits of Synchronous and Asynchronous e-Learning

Benefits of Synchronous and Asynchronous e-Learning

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 by Michael Higley

Online learning environments are becoming more frequent in teaching and learning than ever before (Bonk & Zhang, 2006; Er, Özden,…

Asynchronous Learning