[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Why Are We Cheating?

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...

Online Training: 3 Strategies for Optimizing Learners’ Workload

Whether we develop a traditional or online training, optimizing the learners’ workload is a delicate, but essential, process. It is necessary that the theoretical, as well as the practical content, allow the learners to achieve the objectives of the course without overloading them, at the risk of demotivating them.

[INTERVIEW] Is virtual reality accessible? We’re discussing it with a Ubisoft expert

"With the Google Cardboard at 10-15 dollars, the VR has become very affordable... Has it been beneficial? Was it harmful? Maybe it helped to popularize it a little bit, to make it clear what it was..."

2019-04-30T14:01:22-04:002019/04/30|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Virtual and Augmented Reality: 8 Uses in Universities

What exactly are universities doing with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)? How do they use these highly sophisticated technologies in teaching, research and more? Here are 8 ways in which some of the most renowned academic institutions use VR and AR!

[INTERVIEW] Discussing comfort and performance in virtual reality with a Ubisoft expert

There is a wind of renewal blowing through the virtual reality industry: we see the number of headsets multiplying and technology giants trying to conquer the general public. But where is the VR in terms of comfort? We hear a lot about the "cyber-discomfort," including nausea, which this technology causes in some people...

2019-04-18T08:40:46-04:002019/04/17|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Creating inclusive online training courses: follow the guide!

As elearning becomes more popular, it is opening up to an increasing number and diversity of cohorts of learners. To maximize everyone's chances of success and reduce inequalities along their learning journey, instructional designers should always take advantage of the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

[INTERVIEW] Virtual Reality in Learning as Seen by a Ubisoft Expert

We met Olivier Palmieri, Director of XR Workshop & Game Director at Ubisoft Montreal, to discuss Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), including their latest developments and their current and future applications as learning tools. Here is the first interview of the series.

2019-05-29T12:54:26-04:002019/04/03|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments
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