Virtual and Augmented Reality: 8 Uses in Universities

2019-04-24T16:20:38-04:002019/04/24|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Jihan Rabah, Manasvini Narayana, Wynnpaul Varela|

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!

Creating inclusive online training courses: follow the guide!

2020-04-01T11:21:13-04:002019/04/09|Catherine Meilleur, Jihan Rabah, Manasvini Narayana, Online, Wynnpaul Varela|

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).

The Basics of Ergonomics in Online Training

2020-04-01T11:23:52-04:002019/02/21|Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Jihan Rabah, Manasvini Narayana, Online, Wynnpaul Varela|

Ergonomics refers both to the field of study and its application whose purpose is to make our life easier. To be more precise, this discipline tries to understand and optimize, in human-system interrelations, the well-being and efficiency of humans as well as the performance of systems.

Assessment Practices and Students’ Approaches to Learning: A Systematic Review

2020-04-01T11:26:17-04:002018/10/23|Articles, Jihan Rabah, Manasvini Narayana, Online, Research|

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.