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Adaptech Gives Back To Its Community

Published April 7, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Fichten Teacher, Dawson College

Adaptech is more than a website; it's a community which gives back to the people that are a part of it. Dawson College's Catherine Fichten has been part of this giving and receiving from the start.

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Using On-line Academic Forums

Published April 6, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Sophie Ringuet Educational Advisor, Cégep à distance

As students now collaborate on the web for academic purposes as well as for fun, the electronic forum has become an excellent tool to encourage academic motivation. Sophie Ringuet, a pedagogical counselor at Cégep@distance gives us an in-depth tour of what a forum is as well as various academic applications where the forum can be of interest. The report presents concrete examples and and a detailed guide to their use within an academic context. The reference section allows the reader to go beyond the information presented by indicating resources in both English and in French. We hope that you will find Profweb's article 'Using On-line Academic Forums' a useful resource to familiarize yourself with forums. Feel free to comment and ask questions in the sections provided for this purpose.

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Clickers as an Introduction to Nursing

Published March 23, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Judith Findlay Teacher, Cégep John Abbott College

Profweb met with Judith Findlay of the Nursing Faculty at John Abbott College to talk about her research into clickers and teachers’ attitudes towards new technology.

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College Team Research, With or Without IT

Published March 17, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Lynn Lapostolle Director General, ARC

This coming May 5 and 6, at the 76th Acfas Convention in Quebec City, the Association pour la recherche au collégial (ARC) will be holding a colloquium titled La recherche collégiale: état des savoirs et illustration des pratiques (“College Research in Teams: The Current State of Knowledge and Practices”). You are cordially invited.

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A New Online Tutorial System for Essay Writing

Published February 25, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Denis Daigneault Coordinator, Dawson College

Education Advisors in Dawson College’s newly re-named Academic Skills Centre constantly meet students who want to improve their writing skills but don’t have the time to meet extensively with a Writing Tutor. The problem became an opportunity to develop something interactive for our students.

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Spokentext - Making Written Text Come to Life!

Published February 12, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Bruce Tsuji Teacher, Heritage College

A new resource called Spokentext transforms written text files into mp3 files that can be used as podcasts for students. Bruce Tsuji of Heritage College has helped to develop it.

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Simple entry, easy-to-use and up-to-date - APOP_Office

Published February 4, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

APOP Management team

The APOP Management Team presents its new online service called APOP_Office. Filled with new features, APOP_Office makes finding and registering for courses with APOP as high tech as the courses themselves! 

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Profweb - Increasingly A Necessity for IT Integration!

Published January 7, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

The Animaweb Team is working to make Profweb increasingly a necessity for those interested in IT integration into teaching and training.

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The Video Teleconference - A Valuable Academic Tool

Published December 16, 2007  |  Multidisciplinary

Martine Chomienne Educational Advisor, Cégep à distance

The video teleconference has come of age! Easy-to-use and efficient, it is advantageous to become familiar with its operation.

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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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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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