[VIDEO] 8 tips for using humour in the classroom

2023-03-29T12:34:35-04:002023/03/29|Articles, Learning|

Humour is as important to our individual psychological balance as it is to our social balance. The classroom being a microcosm of society, and the fact that we spend a good part of our lives there, it seems essential that this form of humour has a place there and that we take more interest in its effects.

[CASE STUDY] A Conversation With Newton

2023-03-22T13:39:58-04:002023/03/22|Articles, Case Study, Online, Ping Ng, Technology|

VR and AI Prototype: A Conversation with Newton is a fully immersive VR experience where the user can visit Isaac Newton in his recreated study room at Woolsthorpe Manor and have an unscripted conversation with him on any topic related to his life and work.

7 elearning trends to keep you ahead of your competition

2023-03-16T15:57:03-04:002023/03/16|Articles, Jennifer McCance, Learning, Online|

As technology advances, the elearning industry rapidly changes. One of the key techniques for an organization to stay relevant and exceed clients' expectations is to be mindful of the industry's trajectory. Staying ahead of the competition is easier said than done. However, keeping in mind the current and future trends are surely an integral part. Let's examine some of them.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Microlearning, benefits and disadvantages

2023-03-08T11:42:48-05:002023/03/08|Articles, Doru Lupeanu, Learning|

Microlearning involves delivering educational content in short, bite-sized chunks that learners can easily access and assimilate. While this approach has many benefits, it also has its disadvantages. In this infographic, we will explore some of them.

The Fascinating Memory: Test Your Knowledge!

2023-03-01T10:27:57-05:002023/03/01|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Test Yourself|

Do you know the characteristics of long-term memory and short-term memory? Do you understand the factors that influence the memory process? Do you think that forgetting can be a good sign? Do you know the effects of stress on memory? Test your knowledge by answering the following five questions.

3 tips for self-regulated learning

2023-02-08T15:45:11-05:002023/02/08|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Learning|

Among the most interesting concepts that address the notion of autonomy in learning, self-regulated learning is a rich concept that focuses on the dynamic process by which the learner, guided by goals, plans, observes and evaluates their learning. In a previous article, we presented the main keys to understanding this concept and its field of study. Here are three tips from Professor Laurent Cosnefroy's literature review to help you transition from theory to practice!

[VIDEO] Universal Design for Learning

2023-02-01T14:36:47-05:002023/02/01|Articles, Learning|

The primary goal of any educator is to get every learner to achieve their maximum academic potential. And any learning environment should aim to be inclusive for all learners, maximize their chances of success, and reduce inequities in their learning journeys. To ensure that these goals are incorporated into curriculum design, guidelines have been issued under the term of Universal Design for Learning, also known as UDL.

Self-regulated learning: a framework for adult learner autonomy

2023-01-25T11:35:23-05:002023/01/25|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Learning, Online|

There is a growing interest in the importance of autonomy in learning, including for adults. This topic seems more relevant than ever, given the increasing importance of elearning, which may require learners to be more independent than face-to-face courses. One of the most interesting and encompassing concepts on the subject is that of self-regulated learning, which dynamically integrates the fundamental aspects of the act of learning, such as cognition, motivation, metacognition and volition.

Education – Artificial Intelligence and 2023 trends

2023-01-11T15:31:04-05:002023/01/11|Articles, Doru Lupeanu, Society, Technology|

A new year is starting to unravel itself. With it, the usual listicles of trends and prognoses about the future of different aspects of our lives are beginning to be abundant. With a focus on education, and instead of going down the usual path of what 2023 could have in store for us, I decided to focus on one aspect that started to make its presence felt and which, most likely, will continue to impact the way we learn and teach. However, there's a catch to my limitation to one subject article – bear with me.

4 aspects of the brain revealed by neuroimaging

2022-12-07T16:45:29-05:002022/12/07|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Neuroscience|

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) or neuroimaging is a technology that allows live and safe visualization of brain structure and activity. Its advent in the 1990s has led to significant advances in our knowledge of the brain, confirming or refuting certain hypotheses while opening up new avenues of research. Here are four aspects of the brain that neuroimaging has revealed to us so far.

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