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Wearable Smarts

Published October 5, 2014  |  Multidisciplinary

Alexandre Enkerli Educational Advisor, Vitrine technologie-éducation

Wearable devices have been on people’s minds for a while. From Dick Tracy’s 2-way wrist radio to Geordi La Forge’s VISOR, gadgets have frequently found their way to fictional characters’ bodies. Recently, the world of consumer technology is abuzz with “smartglasses” made by Google along with “smartwatches” made by Samsung or Apple.

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David Wells Customizes IT

Published March 12, 2007  |  Multidisciplinary

David Wells IT Director and IT Representative, Marianopolis College

According to David, the true challenge of being an IT director and representative is not just to get the teachers who are computer savvy up to speed, but to get people who don't use technology in their lives to use it as a tool in their teaching. Read more about his teacher friendly vision of IT insertion.

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Pédagogie collégiale - A Wealth of Academic Resources Online

Published October 2, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Benoit Bolduc AQPC Symposia Coordinator, AQPC

The AQPC (Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale) allows teachers to exchange information on teaching methods, student support and the profession of teaching. This column provides an overview of how to access articles published in both English and in French that have appeared in their magazine Pédagogie collégiale.

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Pedagogical Mini-Conference at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles in Gaspé

Published March 5, 2007  |  Multidisciplinary

Chantal Arbour Educational Advisor, Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles

With the theme of 'Teaching in 2007' the Mini-Conference at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles in Gaspé is launched on March 5 and 6. Teachers are invited to profit from the relatively relaxed atmosphere of Spring Break to broaden their technical knowledge, see their teaching in a new light and share their experiences with others.

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CCDMD Unveils a Dynamic New Site Filled with Academic Innovaton!

Published September 4, 2007  |  Multidisciplinary

Lucie Lafond Administration Officer, CCDMD

Maybe, you don't already know about the CCDMD (Centre collégial de développement de matériel didactique). With its new website in place, this Profweb partner is poised to continue its tradition as the publishing powerhouse for the Quebec collegial network.

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PAREA and IT: giving you the means...*

Published September 28, 2009  |  Multidisciplinary

Lynn Lapostolle Director General, ARC

Does IT work? How does IT work? PAREA research grants are currently funding several teams in cégeps studying issues linked to these questions. Do you want to become involved at increasing this stock of knowledge?

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A Voyage of 5 Incredible Years

Published May 31, 2010  |  Multidisciplinary

Lyse Favreau Coordinator, Profweb

Profweb is celebrating its fifth on-line birthday. What a great occasion to trace the important events and the remarkable people who have been a part of Profweb! The column is also an announcement of the birthday event happening at the AQPC Symposium on June 2.

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Teacher Perception of the CCDMD

Published October 18, 2010  |  Multidisciplinary

Véronica Gill Communication Advisor, CCDMD
Réjean Jobin Coordonnateur du développement des ressources, CCDMD

In an innovative pilot project, the CCDMD examines the results of a survey of departmental coordinators, teachers, and pedagogical counsellors done at four colleges. The sampling provided encouraging although sometimes surprising information about how the CCDMD is perceived and how its products are used. Irritants mentioned in the use of CCDMD products and IT in general should inspire reflection on the part of all members of the college network.

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Off the Beaten Path

Published March 21, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Comité organisateur des ateliers, ACPQ

The Pedagogical Workshops of the Association des collèges privés du Québec (ACPQ) is challenging educators this year to go off the beaten path. The program focuses on innovation covering motivational factors and new pedagogical approaches which are often linked to information technology.

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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.

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

Articles

Published November 3, 2015

Teachers’ Use of ICTs: What Do Students Think?

Laura King Teacher, Cégep André-Laurendeau

In the context of a research project funded by the “Fonds de Recherche du Québec sur la société et la culture” (FRQRSC), 311 students from Dawson College and Cégep André-Laurendeau were surveyed online, in French or English, about their teachers’ practices in the use of ICTs and cyber-learning. This survey allowed the researchers to collect data on the teachers’ use of technology as well as the students’ level of satisfaction regarding this use.

Multidisciplinary

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