Engaging students through interactive and collaborative tools

Helping students engage and connect with classroom material is what’s driven me for my entire professional career. It’s what I strive for every single day in my role as a Learning Development Specialist at Compugen, just as it had been all those years I spent in the classroom as an Ontario certified teacher. Having been both an educator and learning facilitator, I can say with great confidence that I have never been more encouraged about  …>> more

La réalité virtuelle accélère l’apprentissage sur le campus

L’apprentissage immersif (« immersive learning ») transforme l’éducation telle que nous la connaissons. Imaginez que vous puissiez amener quelqu’un de l’année 1880 et lui montrer notre société en 2019. Une visite dans un bureau moderne les laisserait perplexes devant les smartphones, les vidéoconférences et les ordinateurs portables. Un arrêt dans un hôpital local leur démontrerait une façon d’approcher les soins de santé qui aurait été inimaginable à l’époque pour eux. Supposons maintenant que vous les  …>> more

How virtual reality accelerates learning on campus

Immersive learning is transforming education as we know it. Imagine you could bring someone from 1880 and show them our society in 2019. A visit to a modern office space would have them baffled by smartphones, videoconferencing and laptop computers. A stop at the local hospital would present them with a way of approaching healthcare that would have been unimaginable for them. Now suppose you brought them to a university lecture hall. Would they see  …>> more

Why You Need The Modern Workspace Microsoft Immersion Experience

Imagine presenting to a large group of people, many of whom speak a different language, and that they all understand exactly what you’re saying in real-time. Imagine a virtual meeting with 10 people in 10 locations where you are able to physically see all of your colleagues, interact with them in real-time across various communication platforms, and share documents and files instantly. Imagine the most productive, efficient, and versatile workspace experience you’ve ever had the  …>> more

Collaboration and the Classrooms of Tomorrow

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a seminar on Windows 10 and how it will impact the workplace of tomorrow. The session was both interesting and insightful and it got me to thinking about advancements in technology are changing the way classroom learning at colleges and universities is evolving. And as the great musical poet once noted – the times they are a-changin’. Today’s campus environments are now the domain of  …>> more

Why Smart Hospitals Mean Better Patient Outcomes

Code Blue. The two most intense words one can hear inside the confines of a hospital. Whether it’s from the latest TV medical drama or a real-life situation, just about everyone knows what it means. The words conjure the image of doctors and nurses scrambling to assist a patient in critical distress. In every hospital in the country, it begins the same way – with an audio announcement of a code blue over the PA  …>> more