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Published April 16, 2018

Share With Your Colleagues And It Will End Up Coming Back To You

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb

More and more teachers are now asking how they can use different types of technologies to enhance their teaching and learning. They also use the Internet as a tool for professional development and curricular ideas; however, one of the most challenging parts about being a teacher is really finding those resources that are up to date and engage the students. The amount of information available online today is overwhelming.

Multidisciplinary

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Published April 5, 2018

Learning Together in a Changing World – 38th Annual AQPC Symposium

Mélissa Fontaine AQPC Symposia Coordinator, AQPC

The program [in French] of the 2018 AQPC (Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale) Symposium is now online. A summary program is also available in English. Register here! Over 135 talks will be presented on the occasion of the AQPC symposium, held from June 6 to June 8 at the Saint-Hyacinthe Convention Center. More than 40 conference talks will focus on the use of technology in college teaching.

Multidisciplinary

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Published April 3, 2018

Deploying Office 365 Across Colleges

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb
Caroline Villeneuve Coordinator, Profweb

The institutional version of Office 365 for Education is probably gaining ground in your college. According to the work plan of college ITREPS, a majority of colleges offer this online collaborative platform. We solicited the collaboration of 8 ITREPS from English and French colleges to document the deployment of the Microsoft Office 365 environment across the college network:

Multidisciplinary

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Published April 3, 2018

12 Things students can do with their phones in class, other than texting

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb

We have heard a lot about the negative effects of cell phones in the classroom. Most teachers will agree that texting, social networking and using other online communication apps on their smartphones will interfere with college students’ learning. However, many teachers do not realise the potential of these powerful devices in education.

Multidisciplinary

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Published April 3, 2018

Taming Pedagogical Prerogatives and Personal Projects with Microsoft To-Do

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

Do you find yourself bombarded with requests on a daily basis? Have you found a solution to keep track of it all and stay on top of these requests? While working within the Office 365 ecosystem I recently discovered Microsoft To-Do, a bare-bones, easy-to-learn and easy-to-use cloud-based task manager. The application syncs with your smartphone or tablet, so that you can immediately record requests from students, colleagues, family and friends.

Multidisciplinary

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Published March 27, 2018

Mumble: An Alternative to the Language Lab

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb
Kirsten Harris Teacher, Collège O'Sullivan de Québec

When O’Sullivan College started offering an AEC in Insurance, the teachers needed a tool that would allow students to simulate a customer call to an insurance agent. The objective of the Business English class is to give the students the necessary skills to be able to communicate in English and complete an insurance claim form or answer policy questions when speaking with customers who prefer to speak in English on the telephone.

English (Second Language)

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