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Using Smartpens to Promote Deeper Learning

In this real life story, two teachers explain how the use of a smartpen helped create a collaborative classroom, by allowing teams of students to present their results to the class and by sharing them by email. The teachers also used the audio comments feature. 

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Using a Wiki for Student Projects

Michel Villeneuve promotes learning in electrical engineering through the use of a wiki in his course which fosters the sharing of technical expertise, peer instruction and shared problem solving!

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Using graphics to display information visually

Using graphics to display information visually allows you to communicate complex ideas clearly and with precision, as long as certains rules are followed. This tutorial explains the structural elements that should be used to make graphics, as well as advice that will help you to take full control of your tools.

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Using readability analysis to make students stronger writers

Training students on the concept of readability may help them become more mindful and effective readers and writers. Readability software tools, like Readable.io and Gradeproof, can yield accurate and useful analysis of a text’s structure and language mechanics.

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Video Tutorials for the Mastering of Skill 1 Tasks

These video clips were developed to support the development of Skill 1 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 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 4 Task

These video clips were developed to support the development of Skill 4 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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Virtual Language Exchanges: Making Connections with Mixxer

A teacher used The Mixxer, a free educational website for language exchanges via Skype, with her English as a Second Language groups. With this collaboration tool, registered users interested in practicing a language and willing to use their native language skills to help teach others are paired up.

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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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