Project Spotlight: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at TransLink

PathWise Solutions was very excited to work on yet another great project with TransLink – Metro Vancouver’s transportation network – this time focusing on building a suite of modules on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for all TransLink Enterprise employees. See what we did and how! The Client’s Needs As TransLink continues to expand its … Continued

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Project Spotlight: Climate Literacy in Metro Vancouver

Our region, and the planet, is seeing the impacts of climate change on a daily basis. Metro Vancouver identified the need to help residents increase their climate literacy and build their confidence to have conversations about climate science, climate change and its impacts. We were fortunate to be a part of building a free online … Continued

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Seven Deadly Sins of eLearning

eLearning is a quickly evolving medium that can change drastically before you know it, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules you can and should stick to! When creating online learning material, there are some grave mistakes easily made that can negatively impact the learners’ experience. In this post, we’ll examine the seven deadly sins … Continued

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How to Improve Audio Implementation in eLearning

Incorporating audio elements into your eLearning courses can be a great way to raise the audience’s engagement level. Quiet, empty moments in your course can expose its seams very quickly, whether the material is being delivered live or remotely. In this post, we’ll look at a few different audio options that you can use to … Continued

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Making the Most of PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint, despite its competition, is still the dominant program of choice for instructors and presenters. It offers unmatched accessibility and ease of use, which unfortunately results in endless poor PowerPoint presentations that give the service a bad reputation. In the eLearning field especially, PowerPoint has become a scapegoat of sorts for courses with flawed, … Continued

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Project Spotlight: Whales in Our Waters

The busier our coastal waterways have become with commercial traffic, the more need we have to protect our vulnerable sea life, and in particular, our whales. BC Ferries and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority saw this need, especially to convey the urgency of whale safety to mariners and vessel operators. PathWise Solutions was approached by … Continued

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Project Spotlight: Heaven Can Wait First Aid eLearning Program

COVID-19 has caused many businesses to have to move from instructor-led training to online learning or blended learning. This is a big challenge for hands-on programs like the First Aid and CPR Training offered by our client Heaven Can Wait (HCW). PathWise Solutions was able to work with HCW to come up with a future-proof … Continued

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Microlearning in a Brave New World

In this post, we explore 6 reasons how and why microlearning can help businesses, non-profits, and schools through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way people work and learn. Many businesses have shifted to having staff working mostly or entirely from home. Workforces are more mobile and more remote. … Continued

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2020: Hope vs Hopelessness and Looking Forward

2020 has been a year of contrasts. On the one hand, we’ve watched the suffering of so many of our friends, community members, and businesses as they’ve struggled and persisted during this extremely challenging year. We’ve also seen the exhaustion that many have felt during this seemingly endless pandemic and hope has gradually been depleted. … Continued

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Project Spotlight: NCCDH Free Health Equity eLearning Course

Health equity is accomplished when every person has the opportunity to achieve their full health potential.. While Canada has made great strides towards achieving health equity, the reality is that a gap between those who are most and least healthy still exists. One of the remedies for this disparity is education. PathWise partnered with the National … Continued

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What is blended learning, and how can you use it?

There’s no easy answer to the question “what is blended learning?” because it can come in different forms, working in different ways for different audiences. But as companies, schools, and other institutions scramble to accommodate learners due to COVID-19, it’s a topic on many people’s minds. We break down what blended learning is, its benefits, … Continued

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Project Spotlight: TransLink Change Management & Mentorship eLearning Courses

Over the years, PathWise Solutions has worked on several very successful projects with TransLink – Metro Vancouver’s transportation network – including building eLearning courses on change management and mentorship training. We’ve broken down the challenges of these courses and how we worked with TransLink to overcome them.  Creating Change Management Online Training In order to accommodate multiple … Continued

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