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A Short-List of Digital Plagiarism Detection Sites

Published April 5, 2016  |  Multidisciplinary

Angie Stevens Editor, Profweb

The 447,000 results that appear after a quick Google search for plagiarism detection sites, attest to the need for such tools in the academic world. Even though colleges and universities do their best to teach students how to reference their work properly and how to avoid problems with plagiarism, every teacher is faced with cases of plagiarism at some point in their career.

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Presenting Nathalie Bastien: The IT Representatives Network’s New Coordinator

Published October 29, 2019  |  Multidisciplinary

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

The Quebec college network received a highly anticipated bit of news at the start of the Fall 2019 semester. After months of speculation on potential candidates, the network finally learned who would replace Nicole Perreault as the community leader of the IT Representatives Network (IT-REP/REPTIC) following her retirement last summer.

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DawsonITE Rises Again

Published November 2, 2014  |  Multidisciplinary

Norm Spatz Editor (retired), Profweb

As we at Profweb have learned our way around the new architecture of our website, the English service realized that although DawsonITE was not able to appear as network news, as it had done in former years, it could now be carried as an article. How wonderful that Profweb is once again able to bring readers of our English edition their regular weekly fix of DawsonITE, your weekly companion on IT and Education.

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Entente Canada-Québec: Testimonials of Three Project Leaders

Published April 20, 2014  |  Multidisciplinary

Louise Paul College Sector Coordinator, Entente Canada-Québec

For at least the last seven years, the Entente Canada-Québec has been funding not only the organizations listed on the footer of Profweb’s home page, but also college-based projects that encourage experimentation with new technologies in college classrooms. This article looks at the difference ECQ funding has made on three action spontanée projects.

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Read and Explore Exciting Projects in Time for the AQPC’s 37th Symposium

Published May 31, 2017  |  Multidisciplinary

Andréanne Turgeon Editor, Profweb

The countdown has started: only a few days left before the annual AQPC Symposium! As a flagship event in the college network, the symposium is an opportunity for several teachers, pedagogical counsellors and contributors to present their projects and research or to share their practical experience. For others, it is about discovering and encouraging the innovation of their colleagues while enriching their professional practice.

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10 Reasons to Use a Grammar Checker with College Students

Published March 23, 2018  |  Multidisciplinary

Nicholas Walker Teacher, Collège Ahuntsic

When students went on strike in 2012, a colleague and I used the extra time to launch a free online grammar checker website for our English Second Language college students. Now, after 6 years of development, the Virtual Writing Tutor is in its third incarnation. To see some of its evolution, see earlie stories about the development of this grammar checker published on Profweb in 2013. Better-looking, more powerful, and more accurate than ever before, it has attracted the interest of researchers and has corrected the writing of nearly a million learners from 211 countries. Here are 10 reasons why ESL teachers should consider using the Virtual Writing Tutor grammar checker with their college ESL students.

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Immediate Feedback to Students Using the Branching Feature of Google Forms

Published April 13, 2015  |  Physics

Kevin Lenton Teacher, Vanier College

As a basic instructional principle, learners need feedback, and to receive maximum benefit from feedback, it should be supplied as soon as possible after an assessment or ideally after each question. I recently experimented with Google Forms to find a way to provide this immediate feedback.

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Technological Tools in Service of Tutors at Cégep à distance — Supporting and Supervising Students for Success

Published October 3, 2018  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Rhéaume Editor, Profweb

Whether it be for in-person training or for distance education, when students drop courses or fail, it’s not good for anyone. To reduce the frequency of their occurence, Cégep à distance is leading a pilot project that is wagering on the use of different technological tools. Prior to the summer break in 2018, I interviewed Anne-Marie Mazé, one of 3 professional tutors who works at Cégep à distance. Anne-Marie is a tutor for management and psychology courses… and she is clearly passionate about her work!

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The AQPC in Symposium Mode

Published February 7, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Benoit Bolduc AQPC Symposia Coordinator, AQPC

The AQPC is currently undertaking an intense period of conference organization including the program organization for the 31st annual symposium which is going full tilt. This event will take place from June 8 to 10, 2011 in Lévis. Benoit Bolduc of the AQPC also shares a few choice previews about what is in store for us at their June event whose theme this year is 'Teaching, Learning and Networking'.

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Real Life Stories

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

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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

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