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Jean Simard
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Jean Simard holds a doctorate degree in educational technology from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, a master's degree in computer applications, and a bachelor's degree in adult learning. Simard's expertise includes instructional design, training delivery, and multimedia applications for learning and performance support.

Simard has designed and delivered courses in Instructional Systems Design and Training Delivery for a number of organizations including the Canadian Forces Supply Depot and Laurentian University. As well, he has managed train-the-trainer sessions and supported on-job learners in industrial environments for the petro-chemical industry. Most recently, as training coordinator for PETRO-CANADA, he supervised the design, delivery, and evaluation of classroom sessions and on-the-job learning support for the implementation of a large-scale inventory and accounting computerized point-of-sale system.

As a professor at Georgian College, Universite de Moncton, and Universite de Montreal, Simard has taught computer applications across the curriculum, IT applications in teaching and training, and educational technology. He has used multimedia, distance delivery methods and CD-ROM technology to teach numerous courses in the field. Simard has also managed many research projects related to Instructional Systems Design in both industrial and educational environments. He has written extensively on the subjects of human performance, educational technology and training / teaching in educational, organizational, and industrial settings. Simard is fluent in English and French. downloadable gamesbest pc gamessimulation gamescard gamespuzzle gamesmahjongtime management gamesmarble popper games

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