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Studying Social Networks to Develop ICT Skills

Charles Laporte, a teacher at LaSalle College, gives an overview of the social media course offered to Social Science students. Many concepts are discussed including digital identity, the rules relating to the use of technologies in one's environment, rights related to intellectual property, etc.

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Zotero – A New Paradigm for Citation

Five years ago, when Denis saw that Zotero was free and developed by a university, he realized that it was not like a lot of software that comes from a start-up company where you don’t know whether it’s going to be there in two years or whether they have a bare bones free version. With just one or two clicks, you get your references in. And you have a choice of referencing styles, as well as an integration with Word! He started to use it to collect some of his references in his courses. And...

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Student Facebook Pages - A New Agenda in the Classroom

Maggie McDonnell discovered that her Liberal Arts students had started a program specific Facebook page even before they entered college. Some students felt that the Facebook page was a more reliable way of staying on schedule with their homework than an agenda and that the Facebook page was an excellent way of catching up after missing one or several classes or getting additional information about concepts not totally mastered in the classroom.

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Exploring new application software independently

This tutorial explains the steps to follow to discover and use new applications and software for the first time. A five-step exploration process is suggested: Skim, Explore, Test, Consult, then Progress.

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Network collaboration : Objectives, context, and collaborative environment

Efficient network collaboration requires good preparation from the working team. It must first establish the targetted objectives of the collaboration as well as define its context. Your team will then have the right tools to select the collaborative environment that will best suit your objectives.  This tutorial explains the steps to follow to make collaboration efficient.

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We’re making a list and checking it twice!

As part of a collaborative laboratory course, the authors are creating an online cooperative science platform between students in the Gaspé and students at John Abbott. In order to test the use of both Google Docs and Moodle forums for writing an on-line collaborative lab report, a colleague was asked to conduct a two-week pilot study of the platforms.

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Print a spreadsheet

Have you finished your job? Place to print! This demonstration will familiarize you with formatting the spreadsheet to prepare for printing. To illustrate this example, we use the Excel 2010 version. You will probably notice some differences from one software to another, but the procedure remains essentially the same.

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The Blog as a Monitoring Tool for Internships in Biotechnology

This story presents the journey of a teacher who has published a blog aimed at collecting entries from the internship journal of students in Laboratory Techniques (biotechnologies). This facilitated collaboration and sharing of expertise through student exchanges and live feedback from the teacher. Making the blog public has raised the quality of work and student engagement.

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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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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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