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Webinar | How AI Can Help ESL Students Improve their Speaking and Writing Proficiency

VTÉ | Event

13:00 to 14:30

This virtual living lab will provide the opportunity to become familiar with the use of AI in second language teaching. Souheila Moussalli and Nicholas Walker will explore listening and speaking practice with a vocal assistant (Alexa, Siri, Echo, etc.) and writing tasks using a platform called Virtual Writing Tutor. Registration Form

linkr Webinar | Keeping your class connected in the age of social distancing

Event

You are invited to join a 30 minute webinar with other educators preparing to use linkr to support teaching and learning during the current age of social distancing. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, April 7 at 1 p.m. EST. To receive an invitation to the event, e-mail support@linkreducation.com. More info on linkr.

Overview of CCDMD resources in English, including Cantare and Eco2

CCDMD | Event

14:00 to 15:00

We will make a brief presentation on the CCDMD’s mandate, talk about the Call for Projects, and give an overview of some specific tools and resources. Particularly, we will provide a more detailed description of Cantare (Learning languages through listening and pronunciation) and Eco2 (Learning languages using audio files and captions).

CAID | A New Approach to Course Design Using OER Content Strategy Cards

Event

On Friday, April 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m., the Canadian Association of Instructional Designers will be holding an on-line webinar as part of their series on Tools, Tool Development and Instructional Design. This session will introduce participants to a set of content strategy cards to assist in online course design and delivery. These cards were created to help higher education instructors branch away from fill-in-the-blank templates for course planning, to emphasize Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles in content creation, and to encourage educators to embrace a student-centered vision for course design. The webinar is offered free of charge, but you must register by completing a form by April 10 to attend.

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. 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.