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IU experts available to comment on K-12 homeschooling and online learning strategies and tools

April 8, 2020

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Public K-12 schools across the country have closed their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many are now using alternative options to finish out the school year, such as online learning or homeschooling led by parents. Indiana University has experts available to share research on how schools can use learning management systems and tools; the best homeschooling practices and policy; strategies for families who have taken on educational responsibility; technologies for instruction; and more. For more information, contact Mary Keck at marykeck@iu.edu.

Michael Courtney

Service learning, community engagement, critical information literacy, instructional design, online education, distance education, online learning, academic library reference service, library history, library science, information science, inquiry-based learning, peer-assisted learning, outreach and engagement, information literacy, information literacy instruction, teaching and learning, student-centered learning, active learning, information literacy education.

IU Bloomington

Email: micourtn@indiana.edu

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Michael Courtney, outreach and engagement librarian, connects the IU Libraries’ resources and services to the academic priorities of various campus communities and student audiences, including first-year students, service learners, distance learners, international students and graduate students. He provides leadership and direction for faculty in the effective design and teaching of information literacy education. (more)

Robert Kunzman

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Homeschooling, religion in public schools.

IU Bloomington

Email: rkunzman@indiana.edu

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Robert Kunzman is the Martha Lea and Bill Armstrong Chair for Teacher Education and professor of curriculum studies and philosophy of education at IU Bloomington. His scholarship examines the intersection of education, religion and citizenship, particularly in the context of K-12 education in the United States. (more)

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