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Moodle Online training series: Real-time quiz - Test the knowledge of your students on the spot

DECCLIC | Event

Moodle - Online training series (February - May, 2015)

Want to spice up your face-to-face lesson with an online quiz? This session is for you!

The sessions will take place in the virtual classroom with the Moodle resource person in English. If you can not attend, no problems, the training will be recorded and populated online at www.moodlecegeps.ca However, we encourage you to participate as your questions could be answered on the spot.

Date: May 7, at 11:00 - 12:00 or May 8, at 14:00 - 15:00

Moodle Online training series: Real-time quiz - Test the knowledge of your students on the spot

DECCLIC | Event

Moodle - Online training series (February - May, 2015)

Want to spice up your face-to-face lesson with an online quiz? This session is for you!

The sessions will take place in the virtual classroom with the Moodle resource person in English. If you can not attend, no problems, the training will be recorded and populated online at www.moodlecegeps.ca However, we encourage you to participate as your questions could be answered on the spot.

Date: May 7, at 11:00 - 12:00 or May 8, at 14:00 - 15:00

Google Education - Education on Air

Event

Come explore the future of education and technology with a community of teachers, students, researchers, Googlers and business leaders. Education on Air is a free, online conference for educators, by educators.

Vanier May Pedagogical Workshops - IPESA: Review and What’s New

Event

The Vanier College Institutional Policy on the Evaluation of Student Achievement (IPESA) is an important policy that encompasses many aspects of our teaching and learning environment. Join us for a review of the existing Vanier IPESA Policy and a preview of the components that are changing. Aspects that will be covered include: responsibilities of students, teachers, and others; evaluations; mid-term assessment; formative and summative assessments; cheating and plagiarism; and Program Comprehensive Assessment.

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Local: D-221
Animator: Tim Comerford and Jen Mitchell, PDO
Registration: Please email the PDO

4th Annual Moodle Day Conference

DECCLIC | Event

The 4th annual Moodle Day Conference organised by the DECclic Corporation in collaboration with Dawson College will be held on May 15th. There will be a draw for a door prize. The winner will attend the Annual International MoodleMoot conference this October, which is taking place in Montreal!

Date: May 15th, 2015 from 9:30 am to 15:30 pm
Place: Dawson College (Metro Atwater), Room - TBD

Register before May 8th, 2015 by completing this online form.

The program of the conference with presentations will be available soon.

May 2015 Pedagogical Workshops - Introduction to LaTeX

Event

LaTeX is a formatting language to create documents in PDF using any scientific symbols. These symbols are used in Mathematical operations, as well as in all the sciences: Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. LaTeX includes symbols for: operations, relations, Greek Letters, arrows, dots, accents, bracketing, and multi-sized symbols.

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Room: B-429
Animator: Stephen Newbigging, Math Dept.
Registration: Please email the PDO

May 2015 Pedagogical Workshops - Learning, Assessment, and Literacy Skills: Making the Connections

Event

Join us for this interactive workshop, where we’ll explore ways to highlight the importance of literacy skills in your courses in order to help students learn to their fullest potential. We’ll also look at the connections between discipline-specific course content and literacy, as well as share ideas about assessing our students’ proficiency in writing, reading, listening, and speaking.

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Room: D-221
Animator: Maggie McDonnell, English, & Mary Johnson, ECE
Registration: Please email the PDO

May 2015 Pedagogical Workshops - Teaching Students (with Special Needs)

Event

Do you find yourself wondering how best to teach students who register with the College as having a disability? Do you find yourself similarly wondering how best to teach students who seem to learn at a slower pace or differently than the typical student in your program? Come to this workshop for practical tips, resources, strategies, and tricks for teaching diverse learners. You will leave with fresh new ideas that will benefit all of your students, from a Universal Design for Learning standpoint.

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Room: D-221
Animator: Tim Comerford, PDO
Registration: Please email the PDO

May 2015 Pedagogical Workshops - Inclusion In/En Action Conference

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A conference on diversity in college education

Inclusive Classrooms: Include What? Include Where? Include how? Dr. Arshad-Ayaz obtained her Ph.D. from McGill University in Comparative and International Education. She is an Assistant Professor of Educational Studies at the Department of Education, at Concordia University. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of diversity, anti-racism, international development, globalization, articulations of diversity in social media, gender in transnational perspectives and responsible citizenship.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Room: F-216
Animator: Dr. Adeela Arshad-Ayaz

To register please email Jennifer Joseph.

Universal Design for Learning: Canadian Perspectives

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The aim of this conference is to highlight some of the current initiatives and efforts deployed across the country, as well as to identify avenues for future development and ongoing implementation. The conference aims to create an original Canadian voice around the topic of UDL. It also aims to facilitate the creation of networks amongst the practitioners involved in UDL implementation and to allow for a sharing of practices and resources that are specific to the Canadian context.

Date: May 20th to 22nd
Place: McGill University, Montreal
Registration: complete this online form to register.

May 2015 Pedagogical Workshops - Addressing Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom

Event

Do you have a student who consistently comes late to class? Ever receive an inappropriate MIO from a student? Teach students whose eyes and hands are glued to their cell phones? Have you had to deal with a verbal or physical altercation in the classroom? Do you know what to do if you are confronted in your office? Come to this workshop for advice, resources, and strategies for dealing with difficult situations both in and out of the classroom.

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Room: D-221
Animator: Ginny Iaboni & Chelsea McVetty, Student Services
Registration: Please email the PDO

ACPQ's annual Pedagogical workshops: 1001 Learning Environments for Innovating

ACPQ | Symposia and Congresses

ACPQ's annual conference, the 2015 Edition is being held at the Manoir du Lac Delage.

Each year in May, teachers, private college network professionals and managers meet in the context of educational workshops, to discuss teaching practices, reflect on the new challenges of the modern school and share their expertise. Workshops are an opportunity to strengthen ties between colleges.

For information: info@atelierspedagogiques.net

May 2015 Pedagogical Workshops - Competency-Based Education

Event

What is a competency-based approach to teaching? Come join the discussion of how a competency-based approach affects our Cegep courses by helping us to consider its impact on all aspects of our courses and program. In this workshop we will consider the ways we design our courses; the instructional strategies we use to teach; the ways our students learn; and the ways we assess our students.

Time: 10:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Room: N-326
Animator: Patti Kingsmill, IDRO & Wilma Brown, PDO
Registration: Please email the PDO

Activity types

For teachers who are interested in educational technology integration, Profweb presents a selection of events in the following categories:

  • Continuing Education Credit Courses and Programs
  • Continuing Education professional development
  • Events, Congresses or Symposia that revolve around the professional development of teachers

Credit Courses and Programs

Credit courses or programs are university accredited.


PERFORMA

PERFORMA offers university-level accredited activities for the professional development of college teachers, in both French and English.

Since 1973, PERFORMA pedagogical model advocates the development of customized training activities in response to needs expressed by teachers and academic counsellors.

Each college also offers pedagogical activities locally to meet particular needs and requests.

Activities are offered to staff at all member colleges. For more information or to learn about local schedules, contact the local representative of your college.

Professional development

These activities are non-credit training are not recognized by a university.


APOP (Association pour les applications pédagogiques de l'ordinateur au post-secondaire)

L'APOP assists members of the college network in developing their educational technology skills by offering professional development activities. These activities are delivered remotely using video conferencing tools.

Animation à la Cantine (in French): Exchanges among academics discussing various issues related to current technopedagogical practices. Interactive seminars, structured presentations, live interviews with experts in the field, all with no pre-registration required... Exciting encounters that enhance active participation and co-construction of knowledge!

APOP_mobile (in French): IT skills development workshops tailored to the needs of educators and academics from all sources.

APOP_taxi (in French): Activities offered to a specific group of academics within a discipline, department or program.


VTÉ (Vitrine technologie-éducation)

The VTÉ organizes bimonthly research laboratories, focusing on compliance and the implementation of concrete projects. The VTE laboratories are places of exchange and experimentation. These four to six week projects moderated by VTE are lively encounters with experts and practitioners, for the beginning teacher to the most experienced and for students as well.


The DECclic Corporation Collegiate Platform

DECclic hosts the Moodle environment and provides online instruction for the college community using a digital learning environment including online resources, forums and tips. For more information, contact the DECclic team.

Events, Congresses or Symposia

An event is an activity organized in order to attract a wide audience. These are often conferences.

A congress is a meeting involving a large number of people gathered to deliberate on one or more subjects.

A symposium is a meeting of experts invited to present and discuss their ideas about a given topic.