2020 and the impact on education

2021-01-19T13:31:16-05:002021/01/19|Articles, Doru Lupeanu, Online|

Disruptive, challenging, or from some perspectives even terrifying are just a few of the labels that can easily be attached to last year's impact on our society. First and foremost, hit by what it still is a health crisis, 2020 has proven to be a problematic year with wide-ranging repercussions on many levels of our daily lives.

Learning Technologies: Test Your Knowledge!

2020-12-10T12:04:25-05:002020/12/10|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Do you know how the latest technologies are revolutionizing learning? Do you know the difference between gamification and serious gaming, or between Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality? Are you aware of the current potentials of personalized learning? Do you know what microlearning is all about? Test your knowledge by answering the following five questions.

Humor in the classroom: 8 tips to take seriously

2020-11-19T14:48:43-05:002020/11/19|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Students generally appreciate teachers who skilfully use humour in the classroom more than those who do not. Although it is difficult to assess the pedagogical effectiveness of this form of humour, studies tell us that humour helps to create an atmosphere conducive to learning, attracts the attention of learners, stimulates their creativity and motivation, and may even promote their retention of information.

Education for the 21st Century: Test Your Knowledge!

2020-12-10T12:25:55-05:002020/11/12|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Do you know how the digital revolution, including artificial intelligence, is transforming our world? Do you know which skills have the most potential for the future job market? Do you know what principles education must be based on to ensure that our youth are equipped as citizens and workers of tomorrow? Test your knowledge by answering the following five questions.

Our Relationship to Learning: Test Your Knowledge!

2020-12-10T12:26:36-05:002020/11/04|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Do you know what influences our relationship to learning and in what way? Can you tell if our emotions and our perception of learning play a significant role in the acquisition of new knowledge? Do you know the strategies that lead to in-depth learning? Test your knowledge by answering the following five questions.

Learning Mechanisms: Test Your Knowledge!

2020-11-12T15:01:48-05:002020/10/22|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Are you aware of the latest findings in neuroscience regarding our learning mechanisms? Do you know the benefits of empathy pedagogy? Do you know that teachers need to be particularly wary of certain cognitive biases? Test your knowledge by answering the following five questions.

Collaborative learning in 3 questions

2020-10-14T11:24:22-04:002020/10/14|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Our interactions with our peers are often prolific opportunities to learn, and this is even more valid when they are done in a collaborative mode. That's why it's a good idea to integrate "collaborative" learning into the range of pedagogical approaches, a model that is particularly suitable for adult learners and that can also be adapted to online training. Let's demystify it in 3 questions.

Mini Glossary of the Flexibility of eLearning

2020-10-08T12:14:10-04:002020/10/08|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|

Flexibility is one of the greatest assets of eLearning. It allows the learners to choose the place and, in asynchronous mode, the time that suits them to advance in their learning path. That said, eLearning offers other forms of flexibility that are less known. Here is a mini glossary that might help you understand them better!

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