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Real Life Stories

Published November 20, 2007

Shaping Instruction Using Real Time Student Feedback

Nathaniel Lasry, PhD, Cégep John Abbott College

Nathaniel Lasry tells about an experiment done at Cégep John Abbott to verify the effectiveness of Peer Instruction used with wireless handheld devices or 'Clickers' in Physics classes given at the school.

Multidisciplinary

Real Life Stories

Published November 13, 2007

Shared Drive - Venerable IT?

Norm Spatz Editor (retired), Profweb

Does technology have to be leading edge? Is newer always better? Profweb's Norm Spatz takes a look at how these questions are being addressed at colleges around Quebec.

Multidisciplinary

Real Life Stories

Published November 6, 2007

Strategies for Preventing Student Plagiarism

Dr Laurence Nixon, Dawson College

While interviewing Lawrence Nixon about his use of the Shared Drive at Dawson College, he mentioned the document we are reproducing below on plagiarism. Dr Nixon originally presented this information at an information session at the college. This is an example of the quality of information that circulates in the collegial system often without wider distribution. Profweb is pleased to be helping to remedy this situation.

Multidisciplinary

Real Life Stories

Published October 30, 2007

Confessions of a Use-driven Consumer of Information Technology

Joanne McCalla Teacher, Champlain College - Saint Lawrence

Joanne McCalla takes a no-nonsense approach to information technology in her teaching. Animated by a real need to help her students, she only uses IT when she needs it and only uses what she needs of it. This is one very successful way to use technology and still stay in charge. It reflects Joanne's problem-based approach to teaching which she has outlined in the Journal of Chemical Education and now in our pages.

Multidisciplinary

Real Life Stories

Published September 10, 2007

Team Teaching in the Virtual World

Norm Spatz Editor (retired), Profweb

Norm Spatz has assembled a tour of a unique team-teaching experiment that has already produced innovative and enriching results. Since September 2006, Vanier College and the Cégep de Sept-Îles have been involved in an initiative to enhance the learning experience of students from both cegeps by giving them a chance to meet in the virtual world.

Humanities

Real Life Stories

Published March 12, 2007

David Wells Customizes IT

David Wells IT Director and IT Representative, Marianopolis College

According to David, the true challenge of being an IT director and representative is not just to get the teachers who are computer savvy up to speed, but to get people who don't use technology in their lives to use it as a tool in their teaching. Read more about his teacher friendly vision of IT insertion.

Multidisciplinary

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