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Using Google Docs – A Mixed Blessing

Published February 12, 2012  |  Administration 401

Michael Arscott Teacher, Vanier College

Google Docs has been great little tool with important advantages for teaching business communication and group work in Michael Arscott's classes. Before the recent changes in Google's privacy policy, he felt comfortable to present this resource as a course requirement; now he's not so sure.

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Where Fashion Meets Technology

Published November 7, 2010  |  Fashion Design

Heather Sorella Teacher, Collège LaSalle

Heather Sorella feels that ilasalle's online curriculum is bringing the needle trade out of prehistoric times. Dynamically synchronous and highly international, ilasalle is bringing fashion education to another level.

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Fast-Track Transition to Distance Learning

Published March 28, 2020  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Rhéaume Editor, Profweb

The following infographic synthesizes some essential elements to take into account when you urgently need to adopt online education.

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Making college research pay off

Published April 2, 2007  | 

Luc Desautels Teacher, Cégep régional de Lanaudière - Terrebonne

It is common knowledge that expenses associated with research are enormous. Everyone involved in research — the people conducting it, the institutions making a living from it, even the companies supporting it — are all too often stung by its costs. On the personal level, should employees of both community colleges and college technology transfer centres consider research as a lifelong means of furthering their training? Is it worth the cost?

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Generation C’s Students, Workers, Consumers and Citizens Come On-line

Published October 12, 2009  | 

Vincent Tanguay Quebec Vice-President,Innovation and Technology Transfer

Why Generation C and not Generation Z? Newly released statistics illustrate that this generation has used the Internet to Communicate, Collaborate and Create like never before.

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Profweb Podcast #2: Contrasting Distance Teaching Approaches Organized with Courseflow

Published May 19, 2020  |  Multidisciplinary

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

In March and April 2020, teachers were tasked with the challenging transition to alternative methods of teaching to help their students complete the Winter 2020 semester. The approach varied from college to college and in some cases from department to department within the same college.

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Teaching Differently and Efficiently Using IT

Published November 8, 2009  |  Biology

Patrick Fillion Teacher, Cégep de l'Outaouais

As time has moved on, I have made big changes and diversified my IT arsenal. I no longer consider technology a crutch, but a toolbox permitting me to efficiently transmit my knowledge, skills and attitudes to my students.

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Looking back on the Open Symposium of the ADTE 2017: Access to Scientific Resources

Published May 4, 2017  | 

Amandine Duflocq Future teacher and special collaborator, Université Laval

The 2017 symposium of the ADTE was entitled “Open access to educational resources, for publication of scientific research, for open data and software for higher education.” Here is a report of my 2nd article about open access to scientific resources, public funds and free software (Libre accès aux ressources scientifiques, fonds publics et logiciels libres).

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Inspiring addresses

Published December 14, 2014  |  Multidisciplinary

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

Profweb asked his team what their favourite sites were as an end-of-season reading list for our readers over the holidays. The responses are below. Although most texts are in French, Norm Spatz has a number of recommendations in English.

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Channeling Students’ Enthusiasm into Their Learning with Second Life

Published November 22, 2010  | 

Raymond Cantin Project Manager, Vitrine technologie-éducation

La Vitrine portrays the experience of Steve Collis, a teacher at the Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning in Austrailia using the virtual environment Second Life. In a video, the teacher guides us through a wide range of activities and practical uses of the 3D virtual environment, which he established with his students. In a podcast, he explains his motivation for this project as well as a number of other resources that he has created.

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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.

Multidisciplinary

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