Best of 2017-10-17T16:13:58+00:00

Elearning as a corporate culture homogenizer

2018/03/15|Categories: Articles, Guillaume Perron|

In a recent conversation with one of our clients, a major agro-food company, it struck me as interesting that one of the main benefits of eLearning for them is a means to ensure that every employee, regardless of where they are in the world, or which position they hold in the company, receives the same corporate messages.

8 key elements of learner engagement

2018/03/09|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

To succeed on a learning path, the learner must engage and invest fully in it. However, in the context of online training, as everyone progresses in their own "time & space," the risk of feeling isolated can affect the motivation needed to persevere.

5 Myths about Learning – Debunked

2018/02/27|Categories: Articles, Doru Lupeanu|

No matter where or when it occurs, learning, as a process, is an important component of our lives, and trying to find better ways of going through it generated many significant improvements over the years. It also generated a myriad of false facts, and without further ado, these are our top 5 learning myths that are losing touch with reality.

Education through the lens of neuroscience

2018/02/23|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Scientists have recently mapped the journey of a thought through the brain, and the craze for anything related to neuroscience continues to grow. Like many "fashionable" trends, it has been the subject of some drifts, with the prefix "neuro" being misused multiple times for marketing purposes.

Countering cheating in eLearning

2018/02/08|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Online education is becoming a standard offering in higher education institutions. Making use of new technologies it allows universities to explore different teaching avenues, and its flexible format is appreciated by students in managing their busy lives. However, as in the classroom and in this 2.0 era, online education also suffers from a worrying academic misconduct: cheating and plagiarism.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Why aren’t your students participating on the discussion board?

2018/02/06|Categories: Articles, Jesse Harris|

Trying to engage students in your online courses can be a hassle sometimes, with problems arising from the way the course is designed and up to the way you connect with them on a daily basis. Discussion boards, however challenging they might be, offer a good opportunity to extend the learning space beyond the general class contact hours.

Will a robot replace your job?

2018/01/26|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things… the fourth Industrial Revolution is well underway, and with it, the promise of technological advancements. However, all these come paired with a few concerns, including the fear of seeing robots taking over our jobs. Should we start to worry?

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