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News from the Coordinator

Published May 19, 2015  |  Multidisciplinary

Caroline Villeneuve Coordinator, Profweb

As for many Teachers, Education Advisors and ministerial IT Partners, the Profweb Editorial Team is preparing for conferences and end-of-year activities. This week, have a look at the ACPQ’s Pedagogical Workshops (Ateliers pédagogiques) which has an excellent program. Here is a brief overview of the workshops being given by the IT Partners. The members of our team can’t wait to take part in the presentations, which we hope will lead to some articles or Real Life Stories that will eventually be published by Profweb. English descriptions appear below for workshops that are being held in English.

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A Program or Discipline-based Database for Freeware or Free Software in your Teaching

Published May 4, 2014  |  Multidisciplinary

Nicole Perreault REPTIC Community Leader, Fédération des cégeps

The Logiciel Libre team of the IT Representatives’ Network is making an initial academic freeware and free software database available to the teachers of the Quebec college network. Nicole Perreault, coordinator of the network discusses this resource.

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Inspiring Portraits: Alexandre Enkerli - Daring to Share

Published June 14, 2016  |  Multidisciplinary

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

Is there an educator that you look up to? Have you met someone in the college network that inspires you to try out new things in your educational practice, or simply to be a better person? When working with one of your peers, have you ever found yourself in a situation where you are challenged and stimulated from an intellectual perspective? Alexandre Enkerli is such a person. Gravitating in the same orbit as Alex for close to 2 years now has greatly enriched my experience in the college network, and I am confident that he will inspire you as well.

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The 2017 AQPC Symposium, at the Dawn of Celebrating 50 Years of the College Network

Published May 2, 2017  |  Multidisciplinary

Benoit Bolduc AQPC Symposia Coordinator, AQPC
Mélissa Fontaine AQPC Symposia Coordinator, AQPC

After 49 years have gone by, the College Network is about to begin its 50th year. The AQPC Symposium will be the first grand event of this anniversary, and once again it will bear witness to the vitality and the riches of the pedagogical culture in the Quebec College Network. In total, 128 presentations spread over 3 days and close to 1500 participants expected. You should be part of these numbers!

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New Features, Improved Search and More on Profweb

Published April 20, 2015  |  Multidisciplinary

Guillaume Vachon Web integrator, Profweb

Beginning in the autumn of 2014, we gathered your comments and we called on our readers to participate in “user trials.” The valuable information that was gathered was used as input for the many improvements that have been made to the website. Here are some of the changes:

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All for One and All On-line: the Virtual Community for New Teachers

Published September 29, 2016  |  Multidisciplinary

Fanny Kingsbury Director General, AQPC

Do you recall taking your first steps as a college teacher? Courses to prepare in a hurry, the first contact with students, strategies to find and organise to help them progress…. everything done with lots of enthusiasm and undoubtedly with a good dose of stress!

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Welcome to a New World of Virtual Communication and Teamwork

Published November 27, 2006  |  Multidisciplinary

APOP Management team

APOP (Association pour les applications pédagogiques de l’ordinateur au postsecondaire) has fostered the growth of IT use in postsecondary education through diverse activities ironically publicized through traditional media and old fashioned face-to-face presentations. In the autumn of 2005 during a brainstorming session, the idea of developing a real time on-line event using leading edge technology came to the fore.

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Three Great Resources for Getting Started Using Information Technology with your Students

Published May 9, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Nicole Perreault REPTIC Community Leader, Fédération des cégeps

Nicole Perreault, the coordinator of the IT Representatives' Network, proposes actions to consider when planning an educational activity for integrating ICT into your fall teaching. Gain inspiration by reading stories and scenarios in Profweb, plan for the scripting of the activity with your IT Representative and check the activity by viewing an analysis grid are among her suggestions.

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Moodle Day 2017: Sharing Practices

Published June 5, 2017  |  Multidisciplinary

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

On Friday May 26th 2017, Dawson College’s Conference Room 3F.43, also known as the CoLab, was the site of a well-received and well-attended professional development activity. Teachers from a number of English colleges, universities and Ministerial IT Partners converged on the space for Moodle Day 2017 - an event organized by DECClic’s English Sector Consultant, Roman Barba and Dawson College’s IT Representative, Rafael Scapin.

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The Network Resources of Your School's IT Representative

Published October 25, 2010  |  Multidisciplinary

Nicole Perreault REPTIC Community Leader, Fédération des cégeps

Nicole Perreault  gives a preview of the 2010-2011 agenda of the IT Representatives' Network which she moderates. The goal of these activities is to facilitate the integration of IT into education for both teachers and students. Projects include the IT Skills Profile for students, InukTIC, SavoirFaireTIC and an evaluation grid for pedagogical IT activities. Teachers are encouraged to provide feedback on these projects as well as their own future plans.

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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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