Using Various Analytics to Evaluate the Success of a MOOC

The world today is witnessing an increasing interest in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). This new form of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) is in the spotlight, particularly when it comes to the topic of the evolving nature of higher education learning.

The Coach, The Tutor, and The Mentor: Distinctions and Interesting Facts!

The coach, the tutor and the mentor are popular terms these days! More and more companies are using them in their employees’ development, and individuals are using their services to progress personally and professionally. That said, they are often confused with each other, even though it is true that their work is similar in certain respects

2018-11-27T11:44:01+00:002018/11/27|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] Case Study: How to Engage Students with Branching Scenarios

In this case study, KnowledgeOne, using the iSpring suite will guide you through different examples of branching scenarios, as well as different techniques to apply to your online training programs to connect further with your audience.

2018-11-22T09:42:04+00:002018/11/22|Articles, Michael Cerantola|0 Comments

3 Historical Models of the Teacher… and Lessons to Learn

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...

2018-11-16T12:29:06+00:002018/11/16|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

8 Types of Memory … to Remember!

Memory is the essential brain function that allows us to develop a sense of self, to store memories, to reason, to understand, and of course to learn. We speak about it in the singular form, but it would be more correct to evoke it in the plural one. We understand now that it is composed of different systems which, although in constant interrelationships, are distinct and autonomous due to the nature of the information they store and the brain networks they use.

2018-11-15T10:07:07+00:002018/11/09|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Online learning: 6 types of interactions at play

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.

2018-11-06T15:32:04+00:002018/11/06|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

A holistic model for student evaluation in online courses

Elearning does not automatically make for better learning, nor does it necessarily guarantee superior learning outcomes. Many scholars have observed that a considerable amount of online learning in higher education has had but a mediocre impact on learner achievement.

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