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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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APOP e-Conference – A First! A meeting in synchronous cyber collaboration mode

Published September 4, 2006  | 

APOP Management team

APOP (Association for the Educational application of computer technology at the post-secondary level) extends an invitation to you to participate to its first ever annual e-Conference in synchronous cyber collaboration mode, January 10 and 11, 2007. This innovative event, which underlines 25 years of services at the APOP, aims to bring together members of the college and wider post-secondary communities to share their perspectives, expertise and approaches on the following theme: « Integrating IT into Academic Practices: Paths to explore…»

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Profweb - Your Gateway to a Wealth of Information

Published March 2, 2009  | 

Norm Spatz Editor (retired), Profweb

Profweb is more than just a website. It's a portal, a content management system and more. Knowing how it works will help you to use it effectively!

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Top Up Your Teaching Staff with Cégep@distance's Instructional Material

Published February 25, 2008  | 

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

Cégep@distance develops instructional material that can be used to rapidly bring new professors up to speed on courses they have not taught in the past. This material, which is available at minimal cost, could also be used to supplement the in-class instruction of even the most seasoned veteran in your college.

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IT flourishes in Western Quebec at Gatineau's Heritage College

Published May 22, 2007  | 

Lee Ann Johnston, Heritage College

Proudly Québecois and situated just outside of Ottawa, Heritage College's lively IT activities link it to Quebec's College Network and to the world beyond. IT Representative Lee Anne Johnston fills us in on the rich IT menu happening in this corner of Western Quebec.

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The Canada-Quebec Entente (2009-2013) – Phase 2 and Growing…..

Published November 29, 2009  | 

Bruno Geslain College Sector Coordinator, Entente Canada-Québec
Louise Paul College Sector Coordinator, Entente Canada-Québec

Many minority language education and second-language instruction activities are made possible through funding by the Canada-Quebec Entente (CQE). Find out about the many surprising and innovative ways that this funding has enriched the Quebec college network and how you can apply for funding for projects of your own!

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The APOP English Community’s Upcoming Events!

Published February 1, 2010  | 

Marielle Beauchemin Project Manager - English Language Services, APOP

The newly formed APOP Anglophone Steering Committee, and its new project manager Marielle Beauchemin, have been busy discussing and scheduling events for Winter 2010. There is an exciting lineup of both local and international contributors.

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Active Learning in CEGEP Classrooms

Published October 4, 2010  |  Multidisciplinary

James Sparks IT Representative, Champlain College - Campus Saint-Lambert

Explore active learning as an educational strategy. The very name, active learning, implies a student-centered approach, which is part of the pedagogical shift most Educational Advisors are trying to encourage in their colleges.

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Summer School - Mastering Teaching Over the Summer Holidays

Published May 30, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Susan Ajersch Educational Advisor, PERFORMA, Université de Sherbrooke

The Master Teacher Program (MTP) has transitioned to a blended learning format. Within this new format, MTP participants are offered face-to-face courses with other teachers but are also offered synchronous hours of online and computer-supported interactive activities. This summer PERFORMA is offering four courses in the program to facilitate participants' advancement during this less stressful period.

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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.

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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.

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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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