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Foundations of Effective Tutoring

Published April 11, 2010  |  Multidisciplinary

Jeannine Ryser Teacher, Cégep John Abbott College

In many colleges and universities across the country, peer tutoring provides a corner-stone to academic support services. 'Foundations of Effective Tutoring' is on online resource developed and produced by the CCDMD (Centre Collegial de Developpement de Materiel Didactique) and currently contains five modules, between two and three hours each, designed to help develop a solid set of competencies for students to effectively tutor their peers.  

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IT in Education – Another Rhetorical Strategy

Published September 23, 2010  |  English (Second Language)

Michael Helfield Teacher, Dawson College

Like many teachers at the beginning of their careers, Michael Helfield teaches in more than one school. In terms of information technology, this has proven to be a distinct advantage as he is experiencing IT from more than one vantage point.  

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From DECclic To Moodle – A Relatively Smooth Transition

Published October 24, 2010  | 

Jamie Bridge Teacher, Cégep de Bois-de-Boulogne

For DECclic users, the skills acquired using the platform serve well when transitioning to Moodle. The platforms are more similar than dissimilar, and the devil, as they say, is in the details.

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Fun and Games Using IT

Published January 23, 2011  |  English (Second Language)

Julie Hamel Teacher, Collège de Valleyfield

During Julie Hamel's second time teaching future office workers, she was looking for an original and less teacher-centered way to review what had been covered during the term. She suggested that the class divide into 3 groups and that each group create a board game called ‘The Office'. The rest is IT!

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A Recipe for Clickers

Published March 29, 2011  |  Economics

Norma Vite-Leon Teacher, Marianopolis College

Norma was looking for a way to use clickers because she had heard Mark Stephen, her IT Representative, talking about them. In preparing her lesson on the concept of supply and demand, she googled “supply and demand clickers” and that was more or less the beginning of her involvement with information technology.

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In Conversation about the Incredible Power of IT Resources and Teamwork

Published May 15, 2011  |  Sociology

Mary Frankoff Teacher, Heritage College
Martine Peters Researcher

Mary Frankoff proposed collecting data on where her students were researching information because in class she was seeing more laptops. As a sociology teacher she had to understand her students’ socio-cultural lives or she couldn’t talk to them. As a result, she's more aware of how students use technology.

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Simple Technologies Transform Our Brains

Published November 6, 2011  |  Psychology

Shelagh Robinson Teacher, Dawson College

Shelagh Robinson's classes have been enriched by technology at all levels. Using simple technology can be sophisticated and transformative. Adding information technology to the mix does not diminish the value of simpler illustrations.  

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Oops! I Accidentally Flipped my Classroom

Published October 7, 2012  |  Physics

Michael Dugdale Teacher, Cégep John Abbott College

Nathaniel Lasry and Michael Dugdale unintentionally flipped their classrooms by trying to enrich delivery of just-in-time teaching in electricity and magnetism courses. Students were asked to do reading assignments accompanied by some short open-ended questions. They arrived at the lecture having read the material, and having acquired a vision of what parts were easy and what parts were difficult for them. Although this activity didn't replace the lectures; it opened up a surprising amount of time in class for active learning activities.

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The Geek Who Lets Them Seek

Published January 27, 2013  |  Electronic Data-processing

Allan R. McDonald Teacher, Heritage College

Allan McDonald feels we have to show students how to find information because in the computer science industry, one can’t know everything. As long as he can be the geek who lets them seek out their own answers, Allan feels he is giving his students the information they need to succeed.

Articles

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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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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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.

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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.

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