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UNESCO Thesaurus

The UNESCO Thesaurus is a controlled and structured list of terms used in subject analysis and retrieval of documents and publications in the fields of education, culture, natural sciences, social and human sciences, communication and information.

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Different ways of storing information

Saving your documents on different media has several advantages, such as avoiding losing everything because of technical failures. This tutorial provides advice that will help you to reduce the risks of losing your data. It shows different ways of saving on different media, as well as the advantages and disadvantages associated with each one.

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Automatically generate a table of contents

It is very useful to know how to automatically generate a table of contents once your text is completed, this will save you a lot of time and avoid many problems. When writing a text, always pay close attention to the titles and subtitles that will appear in the table of contents. The demo was created with the Word 2010 version but, regardless of the word processor used, the procedure remains pretty much the same.

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Choosing an effective type of presentation

Choosing an effective way to present the information best adapted to the circumstances of your work is a key factor in their quality. For a presentation to be efficient, its support must  coincide with its context. This tutorial helps you choose which types of presentation are best to use, depending on your target audience.

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Create a list of data

The spreadsheet provides several tools for managing a database. It allows you to enter, edit and retrieve data but also quickly find the ones you need. Data entry and search for these data are the topics covered in this capsule.

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Main parts of a spreadsheet

This video tutorial presents the main elements of a spreadsheet interface, namely the workspace, options and menus. It describes how to insert data into a spreadsheet, add, copy, or delete cells, rows, columns, or a sheet. The demonstration uses Excel 2010.

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Set the appearance of slides

When designing a presentation, you must choose a layout that is appropriate to the context of your work. For example, it should be possible, if desirable, to change the color and texture of the slide background. We use here the 2010 version of PowerPoint. Most presentation software offers quite similar possibilities, even though the commands and menus differ from one software to another.

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Follow the principles of visual ergonomics

When creating a presentation, particular attention must be paid to certain principles of visual ergonomics related to the presentation software chosen. Here are some recommendations to make your presentation relevant, structured, and engaging: font, size, color, use of templates and themes, and more. Here we use the PowerPoint version 2010. You may find that the presentation software differs. On the other hand, the ergonomic principles remain the same.

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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.

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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 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.

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