ADDIEV'S LEARNING SPECIALISTS
Guy Paquette has a vast array of experience in the design, development and delivery of professional education for government, commercial, and social purpose enterprises. His recent work with Canopy Growth Corporation has earned their training center international accreditation.
Guy spent 16 years with the Department of National Defence working in communications, technology and training. He pioneered the military's new media, social media, and mobile journalism training programs and trained over 2,000 communications professionals through in-class, blended, and online learning programs. In 2018, he collaborated on the inception of IncludeMe, a gamified app for workplace mental health training. A Queen's University study showed evidence that 78 percent of learners experienced a positive shift in attitudes — a significant success.
His creativity and solutions-driven focus are attributes that result in mission success for organizations seeking stewardship to improve training center governance, strategy, methodologies, and outcomes.
Guy is certified in Advanced Instructional Techniques and Course Analysis, Design and Evaluation. He is also certified in ADDIE for Instructional Design and Project Management. He also holds diplomas in Marketing, Computer Programming and Materials Management.
Karie Dufour has more than 15 years of professional writing, communications and training experience and leads content development and instructional design services at Addiev. Karie spent 8 years developing certified communication courses and training public affairs students from Canada and abroad.
Karie started as a community news journalist, progressed into corporate communications and training, and eventually into managing the Canadian Army's web and social media enterprise. She has produced a massive amount of published copy ranging from tweets for the military to articles on mental health education, to e-learning modules on cannabis.
Her passion, creativity, plain language approach, efficiency, attention to detail, and ability to bring just the right tone have made Karie a critical resource for organizations looking to produce training material that resonates with learners.
Karie holds a Bachelor of Journalism with specializations in online publishing and public relations. She is also certified in Advanced Instructional Techniques and Course Analysis, Design and Evaluation. Karie employs a variety of authorware and multimedia development tools and has experience across a range of learning management systems.
Pier-Adam Turcotte brings 12 years of audio-visual experience to Addiev following his retirement from the Canadian Armed Forces. He is an Imagery Specialist and Senior Multimedia Instructor seasoned at designing and delivering great learning experiences.
Pier-Adam double-hats as a photo and video producer with the National Research Council while supporting Addiev on numerous instructional development projects. Our projects demand high-production values and his superb imagery work, post-production capabilities, and fast turn around times keep people, schedules, and budgets happy.
Moreover, Pier-Adam is a communicator and applies learning design to the multimedia objects we develop for training programs. He is equipped for on-location, audio-visual production work and can manage the entire process from story-boarding to mastering.
Pier-Adam is certified in Advanced Photographic Technology from the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering. He is also certified in Advanced Instructional Techniques and Course Analysis, Design and Evaluation.