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Crowd Sourcing Review Questions with PeerWise

This article presents an activity where students write a set of questions in a collaborative context with PeerWise software. This type of activity, which is as fun as it is educational, contributes to the development of "information processing", "content writing", "language quality improvement" and "content sharing" skills. .

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The Little Guide to Being an Ideal Applicant

The Little Guide to Being an Ideal Applicant equips students with the professional image to project on the web during the search for a job or internship. A must to make known in the era of the massive use of social networks.

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Sort data

This video tutorial explains how to create a drop-down list in a spreadsheet, classify data based on pre-established criteria, and then use the sorting of data, whether quantitative (numbers) or qualitative (text). The demonstration uses Excel 2010 from Microsoft.

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Main parts of a spreadsheet

This video tutorial presents the main elements of a spreadsheet interface, namely the workspace, options and menus. It describes how to insert data into a spreadsheet, add, copy, or delete cells, rows, columns, or a sheet. The demonstration uses Excel 2010.

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Documenting data, facts, observations, concepts, ideas or reflections

Documenting data, facts, observations, concepts , ideas or reflections allows you  to better organize the information that  you gather as well as facilitating its analysis. This tutorial shows you how to consolidate your notes and gather them in one place, thus avoiding scattering yourself when achieving your schoolwork.

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Marking up and annotating digital documents

Marking-up and annotating digital documents are efficient ways to highlight information which is considered important, and therefore to retain and understand the essence of their content. This greatly contributes to collaborative work. This tutorial will help you to use these techniques in different software such as Adobe Reader, word processing, spreadsheet or...

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Cite it!

Cite it! is an interactive tutorial that explains to students how to cite their sources correctly. It takes them through five important steps (with explanations and exercises) when preparing an assignment, tests their knowledge on the chosen documentation style guide, and provides helpful links, coaching cards and a glossary. Four documentation style guides are featured: MLA, APA, CSE and Chicago. Useful in all disciplines, this tutorial can be used in class or elsewhere is available on...

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Studying Social Networks to Develop ICT Skills

Charles Laporte, a teacher at LaSalle College, gives an overview of the social media course offered to Social Science students. Many concepts are discussed including digital identity, the rules relating to the use of technologies in one's environment, rights related to intellectual property, etc.

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New Quiz Feature in Google Forms

This teacher tells how he uses Google Forms to create questionnaires and surveys, but also to have teams register their projects, to collect information about internships and to have students submit their assignments online.

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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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