Motivation is a prerequisite for learning. It emanates from a cascade of processes and is influenced by both intrinsic and extrinsic factors, including our personal history and experiences, our physiological state, and our environment.
Based on its etymology, metacognition can be summarized by the ability to go "beyond" (meta) the "act of learning" (cognition). We all take advantage of it daily, in a more or less conscious way. However, developing metacognition is one of the best ways to improve the quality of your learning, regardless of its nature, and the first relevant exercise in this regard is to become aware of this ability.
According to a recent Microsoft study, technology can allow teachers to reallocate up to 30% of their working time to more...
The first time I heard the word “creative” was back in kindergarten when my twelve-legged horse sparked a smile from my educator and a comment that left me wondering: “Well, at least it’s creative!”
In the coming decade, technological advances are likely to fundamentally change society, starting with the job market and education. In order to better understand how to implement the "ideal class of 2030", Microsoft has conducted its research, the report of which has just been published.
In elearning, unlike classroom settings, learners and teachers must approach the technological environment as an intermediary. Despite its undeniable advantages, the latter can pose obstacles in terms of communication. However, whether in the way content is presented on the platform or in the exchanges between learners and the teacher, communication is an essential element for the success of any learning path.
According to a study, when asked to multitask, the error rate of the participants...
In online training, instructional designers are often responsible for adapting a course previously given in a traditional classroom and designed for that context. This work requires more than merely transferring educational content to a technological medium. If we look at assessments specifically, which allow for the assimilation of material and evaluation of acquired knowledge, their design requires special attention.
When you are immersed in a learning adventure, it is normal to sometimes find yourself outside this state which certainly gives you a little dizziness, but which allows you to progress. This state is a so-called "learning" zone. However, this adventure, rich in emotions, also leads us to frequent less fertile areas. Here are some tips to get back on the right track of learning!
Cheating is circumventing or violating legal or moral rules, pretending to respect them, in order to take unfair advantage of them. Cheating is everywhere: we have all heard of scandals that have splashed the world of sport, business, politics, etc. Many of us would also have cheated at least once during our school years...