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Highly Anticipated Adaptive Test Unveiled!

Published April 11, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Réjean Jobin Coordonnateur du développement des ressources, CCDMD

The new placement test in English as a Second Language (eTCALS) becomes available early in May 2011. Réjean Jobin, resource development coordinator at CCDMD, explains the innovations and advantages of this update of the TCALS 98 test which is now adaptive.

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Moving to Moodle

Published November 13, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

François Lizotte Coordinator, Plateforme collégiale DECclic

DECclic's coordinator François Lizotte describes the challenges of bringing the Moodle Learning Platform into 30 colleges. He explains its advantages for collaboration within a community of practice and invites teachers wishing to use this resource to participate in the training sessions that are being offered.

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At the Heart of Teaching - The ACPQ's Pedagogical Workshops for 2012

Published March 19, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

Comité organisateur des ateliers, ACPQ

The 2012 Educational workshops of the ACPQ (Association des collèges privés du Québec) will be held on May 28 and 29 at the Chateau Mont Sainte-Anne in Beaupre, with the theme "at the heart of teaching". Jean-Pierre Goulet, coordinator of this annual meeting, provides an overview of these pedagogical workshops.

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Tried and True Tricks of the Trade

Published January 16, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

Émilie Lavery Teacher, Cégep Édouard-Montpetit

Émilie Lavery, a member of Profweb's French staff and professor of literature at Collège Édouard-Montpetit shares her pedagogical tricks of the trade. What are yours? Is IT a part of them? What advice would you give to a young fellow teacher just getting started?

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A Portrait of the Technological Skills and Habits of Today's College Students

Published May 20, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

Bruno Poellhuber Associate professor, Université de Montréal

Bruno Poellhuber, professor in the département de psychopédagogie et d’andragogie at l’Université de Montréal, discusses results from a survey conducted among college students on their IT attitudes and skills as well as the advantages concerning information technology within an academic context. The report resulting from this work could influence institutional priorities for colleges as well as the professional practices of teachers in regard to information technology.

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Research on the integration of IT into college-level teaching: more than yesterday, less than tomorrow

Published September 9, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

Christian Barrette Project Manager, ARC
Lynn Lapostolle Director General, ARC
Émilie Lemire Auclair Information Technician, ARC

The third edition of 'l’Inventaire des recherches concernant l’intégration des TIC à l’enseignement collégial' has been published by ARC, covering the years 1985 to 2012. The number of studies has quadrupled compared to the last edition. Current themes include innovation, management, culture and factors and values linked to motivation. This new edition will serve to enrich the metasynthesis of successful IT integration conducted several years ago.

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2013 - Educating Our Students for Tomorrow's Global Realities

Published November 25, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

Benoit Bolduc AQPC Symposia Coordinator, AQPC

Educating Our Students for Tomorrow's Global Realities is the title of the next AQPC Symposium. Benoit Bolduc, Project Manager at the AQPC invites us to use this important annual event to showcase the latest achievements and innovations using IT.

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Digital Plagiarism - Still a Hot Topic

Published May 5, 2013  |  Multidisciplinary

Nicole Perreault REPTIC Community Leader, Fédération des cégeps

<p>Nicole Perreault of the IT Representatives’ Network has discussed the topic of digital plagiarism in colleges at length with teachers. In this column, Nicole presents an overview of different solutions that exist as well as some actions taken in the college network to prevent and detect digital plagiarism. She also invites teachers to submit their concerns about this topic.</p>

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Mobile Learning in the Classroom

Published June 2, 2013  |  Multidisciplinary

Pierrette Bergeron Editor, Profweb

During her time at Profweb, Pierrette Bergeron developed an interest in mobile learning. Activities within the college network dealing with the pedagogical integration of the tablet are presented. Although the efforts to use this technology at the secondary level and elsewhere in the world offer suggestions, there is still a road to travel to integrate smartphones into our classrooms.

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Improve Students’ IT Skills Using Our Video Capsules

Published October 20, 2013  |  Multidisciplinary

Nicole Perreault REPTIC Community Leader, Fédération des cégeps

To help you develop the information and technological skills of your students a joint team from the IT Representatives' Network and Cégep à distance united to produce 43 video clips. Each capsule explains the step by step procedure required to perform a task associated with a skill from the ICT Profile such as writing a mediagraphy or respecting the principles of visual ergonomics in a computer-assisted presentation.

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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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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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