Not so long ago, it was thought that learning was a strictly rational process in which emotions did not have a big role. This belief was formed together with a certain definition of intelligence derived from the "famous" IQ tests - yet designed to detect learning difficulties in children.
In this research, we present the results of a systematic review of the literature describing how deep and surface approaches to learning are associated with different assessment practices.
Both teachers and learners could benefit from knowing the types of emotions that are most often present in learning. Firstly to be able to tame them and manage them; and then, to develop adapted approaches, but also to recognize them in learners and intervene with tact.
Take a look back at one of the webinars delivered by our Integration Manager, Michael Cerantola, on how to turn an ordinary PowerPoint slide deck into an amazing and engaging e-Learning course.
Our world is changing faster and deeper than ever. In the midst of this whirlwind, we cannot avoid a re-evaluation our common values, but also the identity and role of our institutions. Among them is "the school" which, from elementary to university, has given body and direction to our society for generations.
The McKinsey Global Institute has estimated that work activities equivalent to 15% (400 million) of...
Whether via SMS, chat, whiteboard collaboration, audio and/or video conferencing, or a combination of the above, these synchronous tools bring a vital sense of mutual presence (instructor and learner) and help create a sense of community in the eLearning classroom.
As one of the pioneers of adult education, the American Malcolm Knowles was the first to develop an educational model based on the characteristics of the adult learner, as we discussed in our previous article The Adult: a distinct learner.
Teaching an adult is not the same as teaching a child. This may seem obvious, but the interest in the specific way adults learn and the teaching methods that work best for them is fairly recent.
Where do Quebecers stand regarding their use of the Web, social media and smartphones? This is the question that CEFRIO tries to answer every year. Based on the data collected in 2017, the research and innovation organization has just published the generational component of Quebecers’ digital profile.