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Mini glossary of artificial intelligence

2019/10/16|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

We come into contact with it daily through emails, social networks, search engines, online shopping, smart assistants, and much more. Artificial intelligence has already changed our lives considerably and will continue to do so in the years to come.

Gamification in 3 questions

2019/10/09|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

In online training, gamification consists of integrating game-specific mechanisms into the course design: challenges, rewards, personal progression, etc. While gamification is not a new method of learning, the technologies that can now be used in online training, particularly those specific to video games, are increasing the possibilities of this approach tenfold. But be careful, don't confuse gamification with serious games!

Motivation: a driving force for learning engagement

2019/10/03|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Motivation is the momentum that drives us to act and think in one way or another, a process that is both cognitive and emotional, influenced by a combination of factors that are internal and external to us. In learning, motivation is a sine qua non-condition to get involved, to engage in a traditional or online training path.

Game Creators’ Odyssey – an Innovative Video Game Design Course

2019/09/24|Categories: Articles|

University students can now learn game design anywhere, at their own pace, from some of the world’s best game developers. KnowledgeOne, Ubisoft and Concordia University are joining forces to bring the expertise of the video game development studio to campuses around the world.

3 Types of Future Jobs

2019/09/11|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

With the accelerated changes in digital technology, particularly in artificial intelligence (AI), the workplace is on the verge of a real revolution. As a result, a Californian think tank led by the Institute for the Future estimated that 85% of the professions that will be carried out in 2030 have not yet been created.

The Art of Taking Notes

2019/09/05|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

The average speech rate is 150 words per minute, while our writing ability is limited to about 27 words per minute... No wonder effective note-taking is not an easy exercise! In addition to requiring the ability to write quickly and concisely, it requires concentration, listening, analytical skills and the ability to synthesize.

3 Myths That Prevent You from Learning

2019/08/29|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Myths are those preconceived ideas, shared in droves, adorned with an aura of credibility, but which are false. They have a "tough skin" to break, despite the fact that we are collectively more educated and that the scientific method allows us to separate the wheat from the chaff, in other words, to distinguish a proven fact from an idea based on intuition alone.

Note-taking: Keyboard or Pen? The Verdict of Science!

2019/08/22|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Between keyboard and pen note-taking, which method is the most effective for learning? Before the advent of the intelligent digital pen, this question would not have been of any interest to a majority of young learners - and many not so young - for whom the laptop is an essential working tool.

The Digital Geography of Quebec: 4 highlights

2019/08/15|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Where are Quebecers at in their use of digital technology? This is the question that CEFRIO tries to answer every year with its famous NETendance survey. From its latest edition*, here are some figures on the administrative regions of the Belle Province.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Deciphering the Brain

2019/08/07|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

This organ that allows us to be conscious of ourselves and others, to speak, to reflect, to juggle with symbols, to create, or to learn it never ceases to amaze us. It is our mainframe that gives us our human character, this powerful machine that no artificial intelligence can yet surpass.