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Perform visual representation of the information using a concept map

Visually representing information using a concept map allows you to organize ideas and to structure it as a diagram. This tutorial explains how to create a concept map that will help you to prepare oral presentations, revise your course and lecture notes, write resumes or bring your ideas together.

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Sorting, searching, and filtering digital documents

Sorting, searching, and filtering digital documents are ways to quickly find files saved on your computer according to specific criteria. These operations are essential when you need to process or present information that you have gathered. This tutorial will help you to find your files, while helping you to master these operations.

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Mixing Business with Pleasure: Using Socrative on Smartphones in Class!

Most students have smartphones. I didn’t used to enjoy them fooling around with these gadgets in class, whether they were browsing through their social media updates or texting. Since I don’t like policing my class either, I integrated the use of cell phones into my class. I made them a tool for learning! I use apps like Socrative and Quizlet with my students.

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ICTs That Have a Positive Impact on Students with ADHD

This article describes technological tools available and examples of how their use can help students stay focused, get organized and have a positive impact on their academic lives, such as local management systems (Lea, Moodle), electronic agendas and ICT teaching methods that include visual aids. Encouraging collaboration through Google Docs, Office 365 or any cloud system is also mentionned. 

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Filing digital documents effectively

Sorting your digital files efficiently allows you to locate a specific file quickly. Your operating system already provides a few basic tools for sharing and storing documents that you have created or downloaded. But using only this filing system is not necessarily efficient… This tutorial shows you how to use a filing system that will allow you to easily and efficiently trace back all of your digital documents.

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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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The ePortfolio

This Profweb dossier first presents the portfolio as a pedagogical tool, the objectives it allows to meet and its usefulness, then it specifies the advantages of using digital technology to support its realization. Secondly, the file proposes an approach to support the planning of the use of the digital portfolio in a course or program and to exploit its full potential. Finally, it specifies the elements to be considered in order to determine the goals of the portfolio, to plan the...

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Integrating the ICT Profile in a course

Christine Veilleux, Teahcer at Cégep Limoilou, sharing her experience with the ICT Profile (clip in French).

Students in our colleges carry out more and more learning activities using ICT. Teachers integrate ICT in their teaching for many reasons: because the nature of their program naturally benefits from ICT, by pedagogical instinct that leads them to exploit their potential, for personal interest, etc. Teachers can benefit from...

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Integrating the ICT Profile in a Program

Academic environments are directly involved in helping students face the reality of a digital society. With this in mind, we see that in every college, teachers are already preparing classroom activities that support the development of ICT Profile skills. That being said, an integrated program approach around a frame of reference such as the ICT Profile for College Students allows further development by promoting a planned and successful integration of ICT and by developing progressive and...

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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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