Tips on Creating Clear Learning Objectives

2020-06-30T15:20:30-04:002020/06/30|Amber Judge, Articles, Erika Giraldo, Wynnpaul Varela|

Defining clear learning objectives is a challenging first step when creating a course. Viewed as the backbone of many educational strategies, Bloom’s taxonomy is a teaching tool that helps you design a course based on the outcomes you want to achieve. By providing a clear focus, both the teaching and the learning paths become more coherent and easier to envision. Let’s take a look at a few tips on how we can use Bloom’s taxonomy in practice.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought

2020-06-25T14:18:35-04:002020/06/25|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Research|

In your opinion, is the human being first and foremost rational? This is a big question that can give rise to endless philosophical debates. But from the strict point of view of the sciences that study how our box of thoughts works, we have a good idea of the answer... even if we still have a lot to learn about this fascinating organ that is our brain.

3 Tips for Integrating Humour into Teaching

2020-05-27T14:34:15-04:002020/05/20|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Online|

Thomas Bernhard once said, "Whoever can't laugh doesn't deserve to be taken seriously," a thought that would benefit from being given more consideration in teaching, even though humour has not yet received the attention it deserves.

The 4 core competencies of the 21st century

2020-05-13T11:34:05-04:002020/05/13|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Online|

In a workplace where routine tasks are increasingly performed by machines equipped with artificial intelligence (AI), the skills most valued by human beings are those that allow them to perform tasks for which the solution is not known in advance.

Dealing with uncertainty in 3 steps

2020-05-06T12:01:23-04:002020/05/06|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Online|

Although we often manage to pretend it doesn't exist, uncertainty is an integral part of our lives. With the collective crisis we are experiencing at the moment, it is even more apparent, and in the education community, this is true for learners and teachers alike.

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