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Using Web Syndication to Stay Informed About Information Technology

Published December 1, 2013  |  Multidisciplinary

Yves Munn Learning Technology Advisor, VTÉ

RSS feeds and syndication are words that can put off the uninitiated. However, anyone who wants to monitor web content effectively will come to embrace them! In this column, Yves Munn, learning technology advisor for Vitrine technologie-éducation, explains how to use syndication and presents tools for aggregating flows.

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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 Very Exciting Dawson College Educational Technology Week 2012

Published February 20, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

Rafael Scapin IT Representative, Dawson College
Azra Khan Educational Advisor, Dawson College

The very exciting Dawson College Educational Technology Week 2012 begins today Monday, February 20. The idea of the Ed Tech Week is to share with teachers the advances that have been made in IT.

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Socrative: An Online Alternative to Clickers

Published June 8, 2014  |  Biology

Lissiene Neiva Teacher, Vanier College

Socrative is an online alternative to clickers. Lissiene Neiva presents an account of her use of this resource explaining a number of advantages as well as its limits.

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Using LearnTechLib for Technopedagogical Monitoring

Published May 14, 2018  | 

Valérie Rioux Professional librarian, Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC)

Since 2014, anyone in the college network has access, free of charge, to LearnTechLib (formerly EdITlib) through the CDC (Centre de documentation collégiale). LearnTechLib is a database that provides access to thousands of documents on the integration of educational technologies and online learning (e-learning).

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Adaptech Gives Back To Its Community

Published April 7, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Fichten Teacher, Dawson College

Adaptech is more than a website; it's a community which gives back to the people that are a part of it. Dawson College's Catherine Fichten has been part of this giving and receiving from the start.

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Using Factile to Make Engaging Review Sessions

Published April 16, 2018  |  English (Second Language)

Simon Côté-Massicotte Editor, Profweb

Keeping students focused and motivated is a constant challenge for teachers, especially in classes where a lot of the material has to be learnt by heart. An effective way to address that issue is to turn review sessions into games: the informal context allows students to relax and the friendly competition keeps them motivated. The web-based application, Factile, which I have used in my English for Adventure Tourism class, allows you to turn your classroom into the set of Jeopardy and make your review sessions efficient and entertaining.

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To Learn Through Teaching

Published November 14, 2010  |  English (Second Language)

Lisa Deguire Teacher, Cégep de Jonquière

As an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, Lisa Deguire is always looking for an activity that could be designed to motivate and challenge students in the advanced English level IV courses where the goal is to develop job specific language skills for students in varied programs who often feel they have little to learn in ESL. Her Multimedia Writing Project is encouraging students to link their knowledge and skills with available resources in their respective programs and the college to learn through teaching.

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Digital Plagiarism - Still a Hot Topic

Published May 5, 2013  |  Multidisciplinary

Nicole Perreault REPTIC Community Leader, Fédération des cégeps

<p>Nicole Perreault of the IT Representatives’ Network has discussed the topic of digital plagiarism in colleges at length with teachers. In this column, Nicole presents an overview of different solutions that exist as well as some actions taken in the college network to prevent and detect digital plagiarism. She also invites teachers to submit their concerns about this topic.</p>

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PowerPoint and SmartBoards – A Dynamic Duo

Published February 26, 2012  |  English (Second Language)

James Laviolette Teacher, Cégep de Baie-Comeau

James Laviolette has found his college's Smartboards amazingly user-friendly.  Although many teachers use PowerPoints, after a semester of experimentation, he now mainly writes over Word documents. Unlike the traditional whiteboard, however, nothing is lost to students when he moves to the next panel.

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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 Learning Technology Advisor, Collège Sainte-Anne
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.

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