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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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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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From A Necessity To A Passion!

Published May 18, 2009  | 

János Varga Teacher, Cégep John Abbott College

Using IT for János Varga has become more than just another pedagogical obligation; it has opened doors to a new and exciting style of teaching.

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Computer Science Constructs Common Cause

Published September 13, 2009  |  Electronic Data-processing

Ken Fogel Teacher, Dawson College

Since the infamous dot-com bubble burst at the beginning of the century enrolment in Computer Science programs has declined everywhere. Ken Fogel and others in Computer Science are using IT to work together to get their message out that Computer Science is now once again a great career choice and a program selection of value.

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The Architects of Fun in the Pipeline with Animators and Modelers

Published November 29, 2009  |  3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery

Shawn Bell Educational Advisor, Dawson College

It is well known that play is essential for the development of motor, cognitive and social skills in both animals and humans. Video games are now the primary platform for playing games and have become the leading edge for learning. Although the Ubisoft campus is designed to train students for the video game industry, many students here are learning through games, and not just how to build them.

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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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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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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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