Gilbert Paquette, the founding and actual president of TCI has also founded the LICEF Research Centre of Télé-université in 1992. He has also been the first CEO of the Micro-Intel group (1987-1991), a software company in multimedia education and training. Before that, he has served as deputy at the Assemblée Nationale du Québec (1976-1985) and Minister for Science and Technology. Gilbert Paquette holds a PhD in cognitive computing applied to Education, two Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics. Initiator and designer of MISA, MOT, ADISA, Explora and TELOS he is a recognised expert in Quebec and abroad in the field of technology-based training, acting as invited speaker in many international conferences. He participates in three international research-development consortia. He has published four books and many acticles, supervised and participated in a dozen multimedia teletraining courses and many computer-based training environments in schools, universities and corporate environments.
Monique Charpentier, specialized in project management and coordination, holds a Masters degree in Political Science (international relations) and an MBA. She has a 27-year work experience, of which over 15 as consultant and project coordinator / manager in the design, planning and implementation of training and human resource development projects in Quebec, Canada and developing countries - Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa (Lavalin Formation, Eduplus Consulting Group, Tecsult Eduplus). She has participated in studies and ensured follow-up of several e-learning projects : analysis and redesign of the École du Barreau program (in collaboration with LICEF); follow up of pilot e-learning projects implemented by Quebec labour sectoral committees (VSQ/CEFRIO, for Emploi-Québec) or by university consortia (VSQ, for Valorisation Recherche-Québec); study on e-learning government policies in Canada and abroad ; opportunity study on distance training for La Cité collégiale, Ontario; setting up a new ICT-supported environment internship program for Katimavik Youth Services. Since 2011, she is acting as project manager/coordinator at LICEF Research Center, including for the 3-year “Banque de ressources éducatives en réseau” ( BRER) project, co-financed by the Quebec Ministry of Education.
Michel Léonard, specialist in graphic knowledge modeling has earned a Master degree in Education (option Andragogiy), a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Technology and a College degree in Industrial Chemistry. He has worked for over 17 years in many areas: hospitals, industrial maintenance, video and audio RF, first as a technician, then as a coordonnator, test and development engineer, production engineer and manager. Since January 1994, at first at the DMR group INC et later on, at the LICEF research centre, he has contributed to the development and validation of the TFMM and MISA methods, the design and validation of the AGD, MOT and ADISA instructional engineering systems and more recently the learning design and ontology editors within the TELOS system. He is involved since the last four year in the Cogigraph projects with Hydro-Québec where he has train many trainers to graphic knowledge modelling.
Technological Team: Thanks to their close association with TELUQ's LICEF research center, TCI professionnals can benefit from the support of a permanent team of computer analysts and programmers with whom they have elaborated the PRODUCTS commercialized and used in Cogigraph projects. These products can be integrated and adapted to the needs and technological infrastructures of the organizations involved in TCI's projects.