Michael Barbour, PhD

Director of Faculty Development, College of Education & Health SciencesProfessor of Instructional Technology, College of Education & Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Educational Technology, K-12 Distance/Online/Blended Learning


Visit www.michaelbarbour.com for complete bio.


  • St. Francis Xavier University - Antigonish, NS Undergraduate Certificate, Adult Education (2009)
  • University of Georgia - Athens, GA Ph.D., Instructional Technology (2007)
  • Graduate Certificate, Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies (2007)
  • Graduate Certificate, University Teaching (2007)
  • Memorial University - St. John’s, NL M.Ed., Teaching and Learning - Literacy and Technology (2002)
  • B.Ed., Intermediate and Secondary - Social Studies (1998)
  • Université de Québec à Trois Riviéres -Trois Riviéres, QC French Immersion Program (1999)
  • Carleton University - Ottawa, ON B.A. (Hons), Political Science / minor in History (1996)

Honors and Awards

  • Touro University System Presidential Faculty Excellence in Research Award, 2022
  • Outstanding Reviewer for Educational Researcher, American Educational Research Association, 2019
  • Nominated for the Online Learning Consortium's Fellows Award, 2016.

Recent Publications

Note that I post all of my scholarship on the following outlets:

Google Scholar - https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=pVr2p38AAAAJ&hl=en

Academia.edu - https://tu-ca.academia.edu/MichaelBarbour

ResearchGate - https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Barbour3

Slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/mkb

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Educational Research Association (2004 - present)
  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education / Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (2001 - present)
  • Canadian E-Learning Network (2013 - present)