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Wolfram|Alpha, the Semantic Web at its best

This Profweb file explores the potential and pedagogical impact of the Wolfram | Alpha search engine and the Semantic Web. It traces the impact of the evolution of the Internet on learning and teaching by giving examples of Wolfram | Alpha pedagogical applications while raising the issues related to the integration of the tool in class.

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Représenter des idées à l'aide d'objets visuels

Ce tutoriel vidéo explique comment utiliser des tableaux et des graphiques pour représenter des idées, traiter des données ou même comparer des informations qualitatives. Pour illustrer la démonstration, le tutoriel présente la création d'un schéma qui illustre un processus. La démonstration utilise l'outil SmartArt de PowerPoint 2010.


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Compile a mediagraphy

Before handing over your work, it is important to present a list of all the sources you have consulted: the mediagraphy or bibliography lists documents published on different types of media, such as printed publications, audiovisual documents or electronic references. found in the Internet.This tutorial explains how to make a mediagraphy according to precise standards. Please validate in your college the prescribed standards. The demonstration uses Word 2010.

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Insert pictures and graphics

To enhance a document and make it more attractive, you may want to add images or graphic objects. This capsule explains how to insert images and graphic objects and modify them according to your needs. The demo uses the Word 2010 software, but the proposed procedures are pretty much the same from one word processor to another.

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Add compatible objects

It's easy to embed objects such as text, tables, artwork or sounds into a presentation. However, we must always do so while respecting copyright and usage rights. To illustrate this capsule, we use the PowerPoint 2010 version of Microsoft, but the principles of integration of objects are the same from one software to another.

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Cite source

When writing a paper, either for CEGEP or university, it is mandatory to cite the sources used to build one’s argument. This is basic when it comes to intellectual property. The skill used in this clip is related to intellectual integrity, and in that sense, to the instructions to follow regardless of the length of the text or of the medium used. You will see in a moment how easy it is to bring forward sections copied word for word from another text or how to cite authors from whom we took...

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Use editing and pasting tool

Whether you study in a technical program or a pre-university program, sooner or later you will be asked to calculate, process and present data. The manipulation of data in an array, this is the purpose of this demonstration. The demonstration uses Excel 2010 from Microsoft.

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Create simple formulas

The spreadsheet integrates formulas to process data from a set of cells. This video tutorial explains how to create simple formulas, such as addition, subtraction and multiplication. The demonstration uses Excel 2010.

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Insert objects

Your work may require adding data, tables, or graphics from other applications. This tutorial explains how to insert objects from another application into a word processor, such as a spreadsheet or slide show. In this example, we use the Word 2010 version as well as other applications from the Office 2010 suite. Note that while the usage procedures may vary slightly from one application to another, they are quite similar.

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Add, move, and delete slides

This video tutorial explains how to add, move, and delete slides in a digital slide show. The demonstration uses PowerPoint 2010.

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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 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.

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