Game Creators’ Odyssey – an Innovative Video Game Design Course

University students can now learn game design anywhere, at their own pace, from some of the world’s best game developers. KnowledgeOne, Ubisoft and Concordia University are joining forces to bring the expertise of the video game development studio to campuses around the world.

2019-09-24T10:47:00-04:002019/09/24|Articles|0 Comments

3 Types of Future Jobs

With the accelerated changes in digital technology, particularly in artificial intelligence (AI), the workplace is on the verge of a real revolution. As a result, a Californian think tank led by the Institute for the Future estimated that 85% of the professions that will be carried out in 2030 have not yet been created.

2019-09-11T12:32:10-04:002019/09/11|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

The Art of Taking Notes

The average speech rate is 150 words per minute, while our writing ability is limited to about 27 words per minute... No wonder effective note-taking is not an easy exercise! In addition to requiring the ability to write quickly and concisely, it requires concentration, listening, analytical skills and the ability to synthesize.

2019-09-05T14:26:21-04:002019/09/05|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

3 Myths That Prevent You from Learning

Myths are those preconceived ideas, shared in droves, adorned with an aura of credibility, but which are false. They have a "tough skin" to break, despite the fact that we are collectively more educated and that the scientific method allows us to separate the wheat from the chaff, in other words, to distinguish a proven fact from an idea based on intuition alone.

2019-08-30T08:26:35-04:002019/08/29|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Note-taking: Keyboard or Pen? The Verdict of Science!

Between keyboard and pen note-taking, which method is the most effective for learning? Before the advent of the intelligent digital pen, this question would not have been of any interest to a majority of young learners - and many not so young - for whom the laptop is an essential working tool.

2019-09-05T11:50:02-04:002019/08/22|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

The Digital Geography of Quebec: 4 highlights

Where are Quebecers at in their use of digital technology? This is the question that CEFRIO tries to answer every year with its famous NETendance survey. From its latest edition*, here are some figures on the administrative regions of the Belle Province.

2019-08-19T09:21:38-04:002019/08/15|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

[INFOGRAPHIC] Deciphering the Brain

This organ that allows us to be conscious of ourselves and others, to speak, to reflect, to juggle with symbols, to create, or to learn it never ceases to amaze us. It is our mainframe that gives us our human character, this powerful machine that no artificial intelligence can yet surpass.

2019-07-24T13:32:36-04:002019/08/07|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments
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