Apple’s iTunes U surpasses 1 billion downloads

Apple's educational content delivery platform has passed the 1 billion downloads mark in total, Apple announced today. iTunes U has also delivered more than 300 million pieces of content since it became an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Business video search a booming market

For some enterprises, online video has become a vital tool for training, security, sales, marketing and other functions. And along with that growth in the use of video comes increased demand for users

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2010 Bob Violino

New Brunswick teachers receive new laptops

New Brunswick’s Department of Education is serious about building a 21st Century model of learning.  On April 16, 2010 the Department announced that every teacher in our system will receive a new notebook

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 26th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

New Brunswick teachers give 3Rs a new twist

Teachers in New Brunswick are reinventing education's 3Rs to train students who may one day be the vanguard of the province's tech industry.New Brunswick's NB3 program, which was launched last year, places special

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Scouts Canada turns to e-learning to train thousands of new volunteers

For an extra-curricular activity that teaches young boys how to sew and examines proper uniform protocol in empty church basements on weeknights, Scouts Canada is pretty innovative. The organization has been driven by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2009 Brian Jackson

E-learning course taps global talent to teach vocational skills

Teaching vocational skills to students thousands of miles away may seem like a tall order, but a recently launched project seeks to do precisely that.This ambitious e-learning initiative is drawing on global talent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2009 Raul d'Gama Rose

New interactive games make workplace e-learning fun for Canadian employees

Workplace safety, emergency preparedness, hazardous materials handling or the impact of climate change on your business success -- all these seem pretty ponderous topics. But don't be daunted if you need to (or

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 14th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

“Know-bots” will be students’ best friends at Canadian University

Rather than studying alone – with just text books and PowerPoint slides to help them – students in some of Canada's most remote regions will soon enjoy a more hands-on, interactive learning experience.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Online training offers big benefits to Canadian companies, students

Many Canadian businesses are opting for online training as a way to equip employees with necessary skills, while cutting back on travel costs.With economic challenges forcing firms here to adopt new cost-cutting strategies,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Five online training strategies for small businesses

Previously associated with large corporate organization, online training is quickly becoming a popular employee education medium down market as small businesses increasingly recognize the cost savings and convenience that new electronic learning tools

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Being there, but better

Small businesses that need to watch every dollar they spend are turning to Webinars – interactive Internet-based meetings – as a cost effective alternative to traditional in-person employee training session.Previously associated with corporate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Security requirements complicate software rollout

The RCMP is rolling out a $1-million e-learning project to 23,000 employees across the country that allows it to consolidate all its courses on one platform and provide customized content to user groups.The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 24th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki