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Published June 4, 2018

Profweb’s 10 Most Consulted Publications for the Winter 2018 Session

Vanessa Rioux-Ouellet Intern in Masters Educational Technology, Profweb

Here is Profweb’s “bestseller” list of the publications in English and French that were consulted the most often during the 2018 winter session. It seems that interactivity is a topic that interested readers of both editions.

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Published June 1, 2018

Farewell NewsActivist: Introducing linkr

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

The world of education technology is one of continual renewal. I recently had the opportunity to catch up with Humanities teacher Gabriel Flacks to talk about the development of a new platform called linkr, which is the natural successor to his well-received NewsActivist learning community platform. The new website offers greater functionality and creates networked learning opportunities for students through a social medium for the collaborative development of content, related to current events and contemporary issues.

Multidisciplinary

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Published May 29, 2018

Facilitate Team Meetings and Presentations in the Cloud With Mastermind Manager

Andy Van Drom Editor, Profweb

In today’s online ecosystem, free cloud-based video chat platforms abound (e.g., Skype, Zoom, Join.me, and Mumble). While none of these have been specifically designed with education settings in mind, some platforms offer useful features for teachers. If you supervise students in a distance learning context or use a project-based learning approach in your courses, you may wish to have a closer look at Mastermind Manager, which offers interesting functionalities for team work and structured discussions.

Multidisciplinary

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Published May 29, 2018

Assessment of Distance Learning in a Competency-Based Approach

Julie Lyne Leroux Associate professor, PERFORMA, Université de Sherbrooke

Assessing distance learning in a program with a competency-based approach in higher education at the college level, poses numerous challenges to the stakeholders in the regular or continuing education programs.

Multidisciplinary

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Published May 21, 2018

Liberating Education, Art and Science: A Summary of the 5th Annual ADTE Conference

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

On May 2nd, 2018, more than 100 members of the higher education community in Quebec and international guests gathered at UQAM’s J.-A.-DeSève Pavilion to share and learn about best practices for removing barriers to the free circulation of educational resources, research, data, software and art. This important event received the support of the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur, and included presentations from Federal, Provincial and international stakeholders.

Multidisciplinary

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