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Colour and Learning Under Microscope

2020/03/25|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Choosing the colours for an online training course is probably one of the most fun steps in designing for this medium. However, this cannot only be based on personal taste and the mood of the moment. In addition to knowing the rules of this art, research can now guide us further.

Do humour and learning mix well?

2020/01/16|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Humour, an ingredient that, in the classroom, is most often spontaneous and dependent on the teacher's personality, but which deserves to be taken a little more “seriously,” given its potential positive and negative impacts. Without making an exhaustive analysis of the subject, here are some things to think about.

5 Factors Influencing Memory Process

2019/12/13|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Our memory is undoubtedly one of our most fascinating faculties. It allows us to store information, to reason, to understand, and of course to learn! You may have already noticed that its performance is not always constant, that it can vary from one time of day to another, from one context to another.

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.

6 Thoughts about Engagement in eLearning

2019/11/13|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Online|

When it comes to learning, the term "engagement" is never far away. Since we often refer to it, we might think that it is clearly defined and that its mechanisms are well understood, which is not the case. Before looking for solutions to optimize the engagement of learners in training, it is necessary to know what it is and what the research says about it.

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Promising Innovations From Quebec

2019/11/06|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more and more the subject of daily conversations. This technology, inspired by the functioning of the human brain, fascinates many, worries others while keeping many unaware of its concrete applications. Its possibilities are as numerous as they are diversified, as are the sectors in which it can be used.

6 Conceptions of Learning… Which One Is Yours?

2019/10/31|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

What does "learning" mean to you? Chances are your answer will differ from that of your neighbour. Indeed, contrary to what one might think, we do not all share the same conception of the learning process. Among those who have studied the issue, researcher Roger Säljö, who, with Ference Marton, is at the origin of the concepts of surface and depth learning, is the first to have identified different conceptions of learning among adult students.