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Olivier Palmieri – Beyond Gaming, Ubisoft Initiatives in Digital Education

2019/11/22|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Director of L'Atelier XR at Ubisoft Montreal, Olivier Palmieri is also the official trainer of the Rational Design Methods in the company. Expert in Gameplay, Game Design & Level Design, and Virtual Reality, he provided training programs in game design methods and levels for more than 600 Ubisoft designers already in position.

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.