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About the Author

She holds a Master's degree in Education from the Université de Sherbrooke, a Bachelor's degree in Physics, a certificate in Computer Science and a certificate in Pedagogy from UQTR. She has participated in the CLAAC research project (for Classes d'apprentissage actif - Active Learning Classrooms), several RCCFC projects and the Cégeps en réseau project. She is a technopedagogical counsellor (Cégep de Trois-Rivières) and also teaches technopedagogy (PERFORMA). In partnership with Bernard Gagnon (Cégep de Saint-Félicien), she developed a technopedagogical website for college teachers: TacTIC pédagogiques. It offers training on cloud-based applications, Moodle and active learning. Join on Google+ or Skype (chantal.desrosiers).

Articles

Jeux utiles

Published September 29, 2017

Serious Games in College Education and Research – What’s Out There?

Chantal Desrosiers Techno-pedagogical Advisor, MEES

In the fall of 2016, I attended the CIRTA Colloquium (Communauté pour l’innovation et la recherche sur les technologies dans l’enseignement/apprentissage) at Université Laval. One of the streams was devoted to digital game-based learning, in collaboration with the Serious Games Society. Here, I propose to address this topic in terms of possible benefits for the learner, while retracing a set of games available to colleagues across the college network

Multidisciplinary

Articles

Published August 14, 2015

Help! I Have 150 Messages in My Inbox This Week!

Chantal Desrosiers Techno-pedagogical Advisor, MEES

Many teachers have noticed an important change in their task in the last few years. One of these changes stems from new tools such as the Moodle and LEA platforms and messaging systems. Is it possible to be efficient and effective while working with these tools? This article provides some tips to use these technologies to their full potential.

Multidisciplinary

Featured Reports

Published January 20, 2013

Pedagogical Practices That Integrate Learning Management Systems (LMSs)

Chantal Desrosiers Techno-pedagogical Advisor, MEES

This paper covers several practices currently developed by college teachers who use Learning Management Systems (LMSs) as part of a hybrid (online and in-class) teaching framework.

These teachers adapted and have perfected valuable practices which make their task easier for them, while fostering motivation, success and learning in students. However, a change is always easier to make when supported by appropriate research. The very purpose of this paper is to make the potential that exists in LMSs known to teachers.

The starting question is the following: What uses of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) should be encouraged, in order to harness their full pedagogical potential in a hybrid teaching context, at the college level?

Multidisciplinary

Real Life Stories

Published January 30, 2011

Platform Series: LEA

Chantal Desrosiers Techno-pedagogical Advisor, MEES

Having experimented with the tools of the LEA platform as part of a Performa course, teachers discuss their assessments of the platform. This account is the second story in a small series on learning platforms.

Multidisciplinary