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Frontiers of Innovation: Curriculum Change in Online Learning Environments

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Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport Hotel - 3099 Corvette Way, Richmond, BC V6X 4K3

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Thursday, April 19 • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
* Completion half-life as an alternative way to measure completion rates in DL schools FULL

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DL schools typically have continuous enrolment and flexible completion dates. Completion rates as measured in brick-and-mortar schools are less applicable to DL schools. I have developed a way to measure completion rates that is fully applicable to DL schools, called completion half-life, by analogy with the scientific concept of radiation half-life. Measurement of completion half-life at VLN tells a fascinating story. Completion half-life shows us at any given time how quickly students are working through courses. The regular variation of completion half-life throughout the year is informing our communication strategy at VLN.

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Dr. Kerry Handscomb

Vice principal, Vancouver Learning Network
Kerry Handscomb has worked as a mathematics teacher, department head, and administrator in Vancouver school district since 2000. He joined Vancouver Learning Network as Vice Principal in September 2016. Kerry graduated from Simon Fraser University with a doctorate in mathematics education... Read More →


Thursday April 19, 2018 3:45pm - 4:30pm
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