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Published May 16, 2019

Four Sites to Explore Digital Learning Resources for Use in Blended Delivery

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

With the advent of the Digital Action Plan for Education in Quebec and the increased interest in changing up the delivery of course material, many teachers are wondering how they might get started with blended learning. For those who want to offer part of their theory at a distance while devoting in-class time to alternative teaching strategies, there are a few sites that offer pre-designed Digital Learning Resources (DLRs) that you might want explore for inspiration.

Multidisciplinary

Digital Tools

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Published October 9, 2018

Shotcut: A Free, Open-Source and Multi-platform Video Editor

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

Shotcut is a free, libre and open-source video editing suite that is available for Linux, Mac and Windows. It is a powerful tool for you and your students to edit educational videos and has a number of presets that allow you to export your videos to a variety of popular video formats for the web or for high-definition broadcast.

Multidisciplinary

Articles

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Published January 14, 2019

Forging in 3 Dimensions Using VR and Google Tilt Brush

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

If a picture is worth a thousand words, is a 3D picture worth a million? Late in the Fall 2018 semester I was initiated into the fantastic world of 3D painting with the Google Tilt Brush Virtual Reality (VR) software. The experience was truly captivating and left me reeling with ideas for its potential uses within an educational context.

Multidisciplinary

Articles

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Published October 26, 2018

LaSalle College Shares its BYOD Implementation Project Findings

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

Early in the Fall 2018 Semester, LaSalle College in Montreal filed the Rapport du projet BYOD/AVEC 2017-2018, a report on their experience with a Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) implementation. The administration kindly shared this report with Profweb in hopes that the information would be useful to other colleges in the network that might be interested in the benefits and challenges with implementing such a project.

Multidisciplinary

Articles

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Published October 1, 2018

Quebec Colleges on Target: Horizon Report 2018

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

Now in its 16th year, the 2018 Higher Education edition of the Horizon Report is finally out. The Horizon Report is "a reference and technology planning guide for educators, higher education leaders, administrators, policymakers, and technologists." Each year, the report explores trends, emerging technologies and challenges to the adoption of education technology. When reading this year’s report, you will discover a considerable amount of Canadian content with examples of innovative approaches from across the country. A number of these developments will resonate with the Quebec college network, since we have a number of innovative initiatives of our own.

Multidisciplinary

Articles

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Published August 28, 2018

Accelerated Learning with Smartphones in Physics

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

Profweb published an in-depth report which included some considerations when teachers are deciding whether to allow or restrict the use of smartphones in class. At John Abbott College, some physics teachers have found a unexpected way to leverage their student’s penchant for smartphone use by incorporating these devices as tools to teach core concepts in Physics.

Physics

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