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Technopedagogical eBooks at the CDC

Published September 14, 2014  |  Multidisciplinary

Martin Parrot Editor, Profweb

Using Moodle and looking to deepen the potential of this digital learning platform? Want to explore what IT in education has to offer? Intrigued by active learning? The CDC (Centre de documentation collégiale) offers free access to several resources that can help you.

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Creating More Accessibility to Classroom Content

Published October 12, 2014  |  Multidisciplinary

Anika Maloni Teacher, Centennial College

At Centennial we are moving toward Universal Design in Learning (UDL) and that framework is becoming more and more prominent in our pedagogical activities. The premise of UDL is that is that we give students as much accessibility to the course content and the school structure as possible. Creating maximum accessibility clearly involves the integration of certain technological tools that we have not been using or that we were maybe reluctant in the past to try, but that push toward UDL or Universal Design really has become the driving force for change.

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Pinterest in the College Network and your Classroom!

Published March 15, 2014  |  Multidisciplinary

Isabelle Laplante Professional librarian, Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC)
Andrée Dagenais Professional librarian, Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC)

Isabelle Laplante and Andrée Dagenais, librarians at the CDC (Centre de documentation collégiale) present Pinterest, which is a social media that focuses on visual content. In the college system, several institutions and organizations including the CDC have begun to use Pinterest. This resource has great potential for teachers to use in their courses.

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Grading Made Easy: Digital Tools to Create Rubrics

Published September 12, 2018  |  Multidisciplinary

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb

Do you remember marking final evaluations last session? Did you say to yourself, “Never again”? Never again will I give that assignment because it is too long to grade. Do you spend time going over the copies you have just graded because the last copy you read made you realise that there were criteria that you had forgotten to take into account?

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Strategies and Tools for the Dreaded Oral Presentation!

Published February 20, 2017  |  Multidisciplinary

Angie Stevens Editor, Profweb

Oral presentations are widely used across college disciplines with most students having at least one oral presentation each semester. Many students are not comfortable doing this task, luckily there are strategies and alternatives that can be implemented to help students succeed. After discussions with several colleagues in the network, I have confirmed my theory that using a combination of tools and strategies can bring about positive results when it comes to oral presentations.

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Help! I Have 150 Messages in My Inbox This Week!

Published August 14, 2015  |  Multidisciplinary

Chantal Desrosiers Techno-pedagogical Advisor, MEES

Many teachers have noticed an important change in their task in the last few years. One of these changes stems from new tools such as the Moodle and LEA platforms and messaging systems. Is it possible to be efficient and effective while working with these tools? This article provides some tips to use these technologies to their full potential.

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Get Even More from the AQPC's 2016 Symposium: Resources Now Available Online

Published September 16, 2016  |  Multidisciplinary

Benoit Bolduc AQPC Symposia Coordinator, AQPC

The 2016 edition of the AQPC Symposium, held last June in Quebec City, was an opportunity to attend memorable conferences and learn about remarkable projects from our colleagues across the entire college network. This year, more than 1500 people attended the Symposium. If you were not able to make it, all is not lost: You can now view the keynote conferences online and download the documents that were made available to attendees for dozens of presentations.

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Off the Beaten Path

Published March 21, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Comité organisateur des ateliers, ACPQ

The Pedagogical Workshops of the Association des collèges privés du Québec (ACPQ) is challenging educators this year to go off the beaten path. The program focuses on innovation covering motivational factors and new pedagogical approaches which are often linked to information technology.

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‘E-CONFERENCE… URonLine!’ :The program is launched and registrations begin!

Published October 2, 2006  |  Multidisciplinary

APOP

Great news! The program of APOP’s 2007 e-conference is officially launched. You can find it online, with the registration form, on the following website. This program was long-awaited for. This first ever annual e-conference in synchronous cyber collaboration mode takes place January 10 and 11, 2007. This daring event that fosters sharing and exchange is aimed primarily at those in the postsecondary education system who are interested in the academic and social impacts of IT on teaching and learning. Most certainly, if IT is a subject that matters to you and if you are always looking for new ways to communicate and interact, E-CONFERENCE…

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Open Educational Resources (OERs) — An Interview with Pascale Blanc from La Vitrine technologie-éducation

Published November 5, 2018  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Rhéaume Editor, Profweb

Would you like to share an educational resource that you have created with an open licence? Would you be ready to allow others to modify the resource or not? How about letting people use the resource for commercial gains? To help you decide, I recently interviewed Pascale Blanc, the Coordinator at VTÉ (Vitrine technologie-éducation) who also serves as a board member for the ADTE (Association pour le développement technologique en éducation).

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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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