804 Using Innovative Technology to Support Successful Distance Learning Programs
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Friday, October 31
At the request of the Quebec Ministry, innovative technology was developed to support a first-of-its-kind distance learning program launched in Quebec to encourage potential immigrants to perfect their knowledge of the French language prior to arriving in Quebec. This was an important goal to help accelerate immigrants’ access to the job market as well as facilitate their integration into their new home.
In this case-study session, you will gain insights into how they implemented the technology to create a tool that is one of the most significant innovations in online training in Canada. You will discuss best practices for developing and implementing technology to support distance learning programs with measurable success. You will understand the framework from which a successful solution was developed and implemented so that you can adapt it for your organization.
In this session, you will learn:
- How innovative technology was implemented to ensure integration
- Best practices for developing and implementing technology to support distance learning programs
- The framework from which a successful solution was developed and implemented
- How this new training delivery method offers a success rate comparable to that of a classroom-based course
Advanced designers knowledgeable in distance learning.
discussed in this session:
The Technomedia Learning and Development module.
President and COO
Marcel Messier, president and COO of Technomedia, has successfully merged the two functions together to create a significant contribution to the organization, as well as to the talent-management industry. Prior to his roles at Technomedia, Marcel had an extensive career in the telecom industry, where he occupied various management positions including president of the outsourcing division. He was vice president of Bell Canada’s professional services organization, where he created new alliances and new services for the Internet market. Active in the community, he is chairman of the board of the Entrepreneurship Center for the University of Montreal Campus.