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Recent Professional Experience

In charge of Graduate Programs in Educational Technology at TÉLUQ, 2017-present.

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine of Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakesh, Morocco, February 2018, June 2019.

Educational Advisor, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, 2010-2017.

Assistant Director of the Microprogramme en pédagogie universitaire des sciences de la santé ((MIPUSS) (Short graduate program in health science education), Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, 2013-2015.

Distance Education Development Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, 2012-2015.

Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, 2012-present.

Accreditations

Associate Researcher at TÉLUQ’s LICEF Research Center

Researcher at TÉLUQ’s Cognitive and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LICÉ)

Member of UQAM’s Institute of Cognitive Sciences (ISC)

Associate Member of TÉLUQ’S Jacques Couture Institute

Member of the Community for Innovation and Research on Technologies in Teaching and Learning (CIRTA)

Associate Member of the Quebec Pain Research Network (QPRN)

Associate Researcher at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (steps under way).

 

Education

Postdoctoral Position in Educational Technology/Cognitive Informatics. Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST). Nomi, Japan, 2015-1016. Subject: ontological engineering of culture (and instructional design).

Ph.D. in Cognitive Informatics. TELUQ-UQAM, Montreal, 2005-2013. Title of dissertation: Modélisation des connaissances pour un design pédagogique intégrant les variables culturelles (Knowledge modelling for an instructional design that integrates cultural variables).

Master’s in Educational Technology. Laval University, Quebec City, 1994-1996. Subject: Ongoing formative assessment of interactive multimedia learning systems (IMLS). 

“Certificate” in Educational Technology. Laval University, Quebec City, 1993-1994.

Bachelor’s in Preschool and Elementary Teaching. Laval University, Quebec City, 1990-1993.

Research Interests

  • Educational Technology
  • Instructional Design
  • Distance Training
  • Pedagogy of Health Sciences
  • Culture, consideration of cultural variables
  • Ontological engineering
  • Learning Ecologies
  • Design-Based Research (DBR)

Teaching

Publications & Presentations

This section shows the documents (if any) that are available in R-libre, TELUQ's open access research publication repository.

Journal articles (refereed)

Pinard, Anne-Marie; Savard, Isabelle, & Côté, Luc (2017). Role modelling: moving from implicit to explicit. Clinical Teacher. https://doi.org/10.1111/tct.12727

Lacasse, Miriam; Rheault, Christian; Tremblay, Isabelle; Renaud, Jean-Sébastien; Coché, Frédéric; St-Pierre, Annie; Théorêt, Johanne; Tessier, Sylvie; Arsenault, Louise; Simard, Marie-Lee; Simard, Caroline; Savard, Isabelle; Castel, Josette, & Côté, Luc (2017). Développement, validation et implantation d'un outil novateur critérié d'évaluation de la progression des compétences des résidents en médecine familiale. Pédagogie médicale, 18 (2), 83-100.

Savard, Isabelle (2015). Implementing a Diversity-Orientated Online Graduate-Level Health Professions Education Program | Soutenir la mise en place d’un programme de maîtrise en pédagogie universitaire des sciences de la santé offert à distance par et pour la diversité. Canadian Journal Of Learning And Technology/La Revue Canadienne de L’Apprentissage et de La Technologie, 41 (4). https://doi.org/10.21432/T2103F

Careau, Emmanuelle; Savard, Isabelle, & Witteman, Holly (2013). Development of Interprofessional Graduate Health Professions Education Programs: Findings From a Needs Assessment. Medical Science Educator, 23 (3), 431-435. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03341664

Savard, Isabelle; Bourdeau, Jacqueline, & Paquette, Gilbert (2010). Modélisation des connaissances pour un environnement de conception pédagogique "conscient" des variables culturelles. Les cahiers de l’ISC (1), 49-58.

Book chapters

Savard, Isabelle (2014). Soutenir la mise en place d’un programme de maîtrise en pédagogie universitaire des sciences de la santé offert à distance par et pour la diversité. In Potvin, Claude; Power, Michael, & Ronchi, Anne (Ed.), La formation en ligne : les conseillers et ingénieurs pédagogiques, 20 études de cas (p. 413-428). Québec, Canada : Presses de l’Université Laval. ISBN 978-2-7637-2097-5

Papers in Conference Proceedings (refereed)

Psyché, Valéry; Savard, Isabelle; Mizoguchi, Riichiro, & Bourdeau, Jacqueline (2018). Workshop Preface: International Workshop on Context and Culture in Intelligent Tutoring Systems. In Guin, Nathalie, & Kumar, Amruth (Ed.), Workshop Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2018 (p. 9-10). Montréal, Canada : Intelligent Tutoring Systems.

Savard, Isabelle, & Mizoguchi, Riichiro (2018). Context or Culture: What is the Difference?. In Kumar, Amruth, & Guin, Nathalie (Ed.), Workshop Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2018 (p. 11). Montréal, Canada : Intelligent Tutoring Systems.

Savard, Isabelle, & Mizoguchi, Riichiro (2016). Ontology of Culture : A Procedural Approach for Cultural Adaptation in ITSs. In Chen, Weiqin; Yang, Jie-Chi; Murthy, Sahana; Wong, Su Luan, & Iyer, Sridhar (Ed.), Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2016). Think global act local : Contextualizing technology-enhanced education (p. 64-69). Mumbai, India : Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. ISBN 9789868473577

Savard, Isabelle (2014). Longitudinal monitoring in residency programs (in collaboration with Poitras, Julien). In Abstract Book of the AMEE 2014 Conference: Inspire...and be inspired (p. 684). Milan, Italy : Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE).

Savard, Isabelle; Paquette, Gilbert, & Bourdeau, Jacqueline (2014). An Advisor System for Cultural Adaptation in Instructional Design. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Culturally-Aware Tutoring Systems (CATS2014). Hawaï, United-States.

Moffet, Hélène; Arsenault, Louise; Savard, Isabelle; Dumas, Francine, & Schneider, Cyril (2012). L’évaluation de la qualité d’un programme de formation universitaire : élaboration d’un modèle de référence guidant le développement d’outils de suivi. In Conference abstracts of the AMEE 2012: The Continuum of Education in Medicine and the Healthcare Professions (p. 322). Lyon, France : International Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE).

Conference presentations (refereed)

Pinard, Anne-Marie; Fortin, Gabrielle; Villeneuve, Marie-Pierre; Dumont, Israël, & Savard, Isabelle (Sep 2018). Education Needs in Chronic Pain: Elaborating a Transprofessionnal Competency Profile to Enhance the Design of an Educational Program. Poster presented at the 17th World Congress on Pain, Boston, USA.

Journal articles (non refereed)

Savard, Isabelle (2018). Cultures, contextes et apprentissages à distance. Contextes et didactiques (11), 7-11.