Best of2018-09-11T09:19:02+00:00

3 Historical Models of the Teacher… and Lessons to Learn

2018/11/16|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

The identity and role of the teacher have moved through the times with remarkable stability. These have nevertheless known through the ages some variations, including the three archetypes, which Philippe Meirieu describes in the UNESCO report - Education and the role of teachers in 2020. In this regard, he identified three models: the preacher, the teacher-librarian and the master companion...

Online learning: 6 types of interactions at play

2018/11/06|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Learning and teaching involve several forms of interaction between different actors. In pedagogy, this subject has been studied from several viewpoints and has given rise to various theories, with the growth of online learning adding a new dimension to them. Here are 6 types of interactions inherent to learning and teaching, and their specifics in the context of online education.

Sync or swim: getting comfortable with synchronous elearning

2018/09/25|Categories: Articles, Jesse Harris|

Whether via SMS, chat, whiteboard collaboration, audio and/or video conferencing, or a combination of the above, these synchronous tools bring a vital sense of mutual presence (instructor and learner) and help create a sense of community in the eLearning classroom.

12 tips for adult-friendly online training

2018/09/19|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

As one of the pioneers of adult education, the American Malcolm Knowles was the first to develop an educational model based on the characteristics of the adult learner, as we discussed in our previous article The Adult: a distinct learner.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Quebeckers and the digital landscape: a snapshot of 4 generations

2018/09/05|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Where do Quebecers stand regarding their use of the Web, social media and smartphones? This is the question that CEFRIO tries to answer every year. Based on the data collected in 2017, the research and innovation organization has just published the generational component of Quebecers’ digital profile.

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