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Marking up and annotating digital documents

Marking-up and annotating digital documents are efficient ways to highlight information which is considered important, and therefore to retain and understand the essence of their content. This greatly contributes to collaborative work. This tutorial will help you to use these techniques in different software such as Adobe Reader, word processing, spreadsheet or...

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Cite it!

Cite it! is an interactive tutorial that explains to students how to cite their sources correctly. It takes them through five important steps (with explanations and exercises) when preparing an assignment, tests their knowledge on the chosen documentation style guide, and provides helpful links, coaching cards and a glossary. Four documentation style guides are featured: MLA, APA, CSE and Chicago. Useful in all disciplines, this tutorial can be used in class or elsewhere is available on...

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The Electronic Portfolio - A Timesaving Solution to Plagiarism That Puts the Accent on Learning

One of the most effective strategies for preventing plagiarism is to track student work by taking into account the steps that lead to the final work. This way of proceeding makes it possible to follow the student's approach and is likely to discourage the plagiarist who would like to get away with work already completed in advance. This is what the portfolio approach proposes.

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Video Tutorials for the Mastering of Skill 3 Tasks

These video clips were developed to support the development of Skill 3 of the ICT Profile for College Students. These clips are specifically designed for students, but are useful to anyone that wants to improve their technology skills.

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Video Tutorials for the Mastering of Skill 5 Tasks

The 58 ICT Profile for College Students video clips are tutorials, in french and in english, designed to provide students with all the information they need to perform a task.The potential uses of these tutorials are numerous.

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Plan a presentation

This video tutorial introduces planning steps and instructions for performing a presentation with presentation software (slide show). The demonstration uses PowerPoint 2010.

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The Blog as a Monitoring Tool for Internships in Biotechnology

In addition to presenting the steps leading to the realization of the activity, this real-life story presents the impacts of blog use by students to collect the entries of their internship journal 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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Using Concept Maps to Promote Deeper Learning of Grammar

A teacher presents the characteristics of a concept map and their relevance in language teaching. The article describes in a very clear way how these can be integrated into a course and have an impact on students' academic results.

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Pedagogical Applications of Twitter

Twitter is a microblogging tool that allows you to share thoughts, comments, links or others in a maximum of 140 characters. This file first presents Twitter and its technical characteristics. Then he offers examples of educational activities, created by teachers who use Twitter with their students.

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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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