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. The logic is simple: Improve […]
This interactive 20-minute course, awarded the Industry Minister’s Prize at Japan’s e-Learning World 2007, uses an entertaining story-based approach to introduce Nissan Japan’s 30,000 production employees to the serious sustainability issues facing auto makers, and to the varied measures being taken by Nissan to address these issues
Created for The Natural Step Canada, this 4-hour award-winning eLearning course provides a rich, interactive overview of sustainability and of The Natural Step Framework. The highly interactive course has become a key part of sustainability training in communities such as Whistler, BC and Canmore, AB and in organizations like the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association.
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 by putting exemplary employees’ concrete sustainability stories front and centre! The course was entirely built with Articulate […]
As co-owner and managing partner of groupe Mentor in Montreal, Jacques was responsible for devising and continuously improving the processes and methodology used by company staff and contractors on all client projects. The methodology, which came to be known as “le petit mentor”, was initially based on the work and research of Ruth Colvin Clark, […]
For a number of years, Jacques was a senior researcher with brandon-hall.com, a job which provided a great opportunity to stay up to date with the growing e-learning sector. In this capacity, he contributed to several well-known Brandon Hall initiatives such as the annual LMS Review and Report (the most thorough and authoritative in the […]
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. We helped the designers and developers manage a huge […]
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.
A unique approach to sustainability education for the European chemical industry J. LeCavalier & Associates played an active role in the design and launch of this ground-breaking eight-month distance learning course that trains professionals in the European chemical industry to become “sustainability change agents” within their respective companies. Hosted by Sweden’s Blekinge Institute of Technology […]
Jacques Lecavalier was selected as external evaluator for the Pembina Institute’s GreenLearning.ca initiative, a sustainability education web site serving Canadian school teachers and students. In this role, he completed a web site usability analysis (with 7th Floor Media), carried out interviews and focus group testing with Alberta and BC teachers, benchmarked leading North American environmental education web sites, and provided design advice on curriculum materials provided through the site.