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Polycom for Polyglots in Saint Petersburg

Published February 24, 2013  |  French (Second Language)

Stéphane Giroux Teacher, Vanier College

An ongoing exchange project between French as a Second Language students at Vanier College and students of French in Saint Petersburg, Russia began last year. Amazingly, the technology was no problem! Vanier’s boardroom has a hardware installation using Polycom software which was also being used by the school in Russia. Stéphane literally walked into the boardroom where there’s a camera hard-wired, pushed a button and had perfect communication with his partner in Russia's second city.

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Learning About Microbes in an Active Learning Classroom

Published May 19, 2013  |  Nursing

Priscila Castillo-Ruiz Teacher, Champlain College - Campus Saint-Lambert

I have been working with Joan Kearvell and Isabelle Menard to develop a series of activities that mimic microbial-related infections, so that nursing students get to apply their conceptual knowledge to real life situations. Although two of us teach at Champlain College’s Saint Lambert campus and the third at the Lennoxville campus, we have been working together on a SALTISE mini-grant.

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We’re making a list and checking it twice!

Published December 15, 2013  |  Chemistry

Murray Bronet Teacher, Cégep John Abbott College
Petra Turkewitsch Teacher, Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles

As part of a collaborative laboratory course, the authors are creating an online cooperative science platform between students in the Gaspé and students at John Abbott. In order to test the use of both Google Docs and Moodle forums for writing an on-line collaborative lab report, a colleague was asked to conduct a two-week pilot study of the platforms.

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Teaching in an Active Learning Classroom

Published April 17, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Raymond Cantin Project Manager, Vitrine technologie-éducation

La Vitrine Technologie-Éducation takes you on a tour of new classrooms at McGill University. Teachers discuss how spaces and furnishings encourage student interaction and active learning.

Real Life Stories

Insights From Teaching On and Offline

Published December 8, 2008  |  Cinema

Zsolt Szigetvari Teacher, Dawson College

Zsolt Szigetvari, of Dawson's Cinema/Communications Department gives two online courses. Scriptwriting is quite structured, and Digital Culture is more freeform. The Scriptwriting course is also given face-to-face and the differences between the two versions of this course and the more freeform online course give a lot of insight into the online course experience.

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The Architects of Fun in the Pipeline with Animators and Modelers

Published November 29, 2009  |  3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery

Shawn Bell Educational Advisor, Dawson College

It is well known that play is essential for the development of motor, cognitive and social skills in both animals and humans. Video games are now the primary platform for playing games and have become the leading edge for learning. Although the Ubisoft campus is designed to train students for the video game industry, many students here are learning through games, and not just how to build them.

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Profweb Casts Off for Another Year!

Published August 27, 2007  |  Multidisciplinary

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

The Animaweb Team is back! Our 2007-2008 season is ready to go. Please join us for another exciting year of IT news, articles and events.

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Profweb - Increasingly A Necessity for IT Integration!

Published January 7, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

The Animaweb Team is working to make Profweb increasingly a necessity for those interested in IT integration into teaching and training.

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‘One World One Dream’

Published August 25, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

What does the coming year 2008-2009 hold for the Animaweb Team?

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Published August 24, 2014

Meeting Students Where They’re At!

Becki George Teacher, Northland College
Kelly La Venture Teacher, Bemidji State University

Kelly La Venture and Becki George of Northland College Wisconsin presented a workshop on hybrid instruction at the recent Canadian International Conference on Education (CICE) at Cape Breton University in Sydney, Nova Scotia from June 16-19, 2014. After their workshop, in conversation with Profweb’s Norm Spatz, they elaborated on their motivation for creating and teaching hybrid classes. Kelly’s and Becki’s remarks are testimonials that providing flexible learning approaches builds contentment among students – helping Quebec college students master ICT profile skills.

Multidisciplinary

Articles

Published January 18, 2018

3 Platforms to Create Video-Based Tasks that Actively Engage Students

Andy Van Drom Editor, Profweb

In 2018, cell phones, tablets and computers combined with free applications or software give us the ability to create high quality video and broadcast it within moments. The internet gives us access to vast free video resources. Yet in spite of these technological innovations, students still consume digital media mostly passively in classroom settings. Three free online platforms allow you to create different types of video-based tasks that engage your students more actively.

Multidisciplinary

Featured Reports

Published September 3, 2018

Active Learning

Jean Desjardins Educational Advisor, Cégep du Vieux Montréal
Isabelle Senécal Director of Teaching, of Pedagogical Innovation and of International Development, Collège Sainte-Anne

The active learning methods have in common of placing the students in the middle of the learning process. Their teachers can then also think about giving them a role in the planning of the evaluation. Active learning is inspired by real-life contexts that are meaningful for the students, which can increase their level of motivation for the tasks that are suggested to them. It encourages durable learnings rather than using only their short-term memory.

Multidisciplinary

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