E–LEARNING DESIGN, COACHING AND STRATEGY
Check out our Portfolio page for more
YOSHI GOES FOR A RIDE
Sustainability learning for Nissan Japan (with TM NewMedia) This online course, awarded the Industry Minister’s Prize at Japan’s e-Learning World 2007, uses an entertaining story-based approach (see storyboard EXCERPT & mockups) to introduce Nissan Japan’s 30,000 production employees to the serious issues facing auto makers.
ONLINE/ONFARM ORGANIC FARMING TRAINING
The Organic Farming Institute of British Columbia (ofibc.org) offers first-rate training in organic farming. Unique in Canada, OFIBC training is designed to meet the needs of farmers. Courses are a combination of rich and varied online learning built around in-depth training on working organic farms.
AN E-LEARNING MEGA-PROJECT
Jacques had the amazing opportunity to work on this huge Québec Ministry of Immigration project for about 7 years, as it evolved from an idea shared with a long-time e-learning colleague, to a very successful worldwide online learning program serving many thousands of prospective Québec immigrants in dozens of countries.
CITIES AND CLIMATE CHANGE
It’s nice when the World Bank comes knocking – even if a bit indirectly. We were asked to help out with a very challenging e-learning course being created for the World Bank Institute’s growing e-learning curriculum by the Consensus Institute and our friends at TM NewMedia.
LEARNING CLOSE TO THE HEART
Sometimes, consulting projects are a bit more meaningful because of a personal connection. This was certainly the case when I had the chance to work closely with Adoption Learning Partners at the very start of their e-learning adventure. As a proud adoptive dad of two wonderful daughters born in Guatemala, I was excited to help
TELLING STORIES AT HYDRO-QUÉBEC
An e-learning course intended to raise the awareness of thousands of Hydro-Québec employees on the company’s sustainability Action Plan could have been a pretty dry affair. But we turned it into an engaging, much-appreciated and very effective tool.
FEATURED BLOG POSTS
Great Free Guides to e-Learning
If you’ve been working in elearning for a while, people newer to the field or clients just getting into it probably ask you for good general guides to e-learning. I’ve come across a number of these over the years, and thought I would share two of the best I’ve seen.READ MORE
Compassionate Teaching Machines
Recently I was researching images related to early educational technology, for an interesting video project I’m working on. I came upon terrific photos and videos of Skinner’s 1950s-era teaching machines. It is fascinating to see this in 2015.
“Spent” – A serious game on being poor
“Spent” is a relatively simple, yet innovative “serious game” that I reviewed for the National Coordinating Centre on the Determinants of Health. Developed by an advertising agency rather than a learning design firm, but as far as I’m concerned, they hit the mark for instructional design.READ MORE