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Network collaboration : Objectives, context, and collaborative environment

Efficient network collaboration requires good preparation from the working team. It must first establish the targetted objectives of the collaboration as well as define its context. Your team will then have the right tools to select the collaborative environment that will best suit your objectives.  This tutorial explains the steps to follow to make collaboration efficient.

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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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Organize sources

Web browsers offer features that help manage bookmarks, also known as "favorites." Web tools also allow effective management of bookmarks or RSS feeds. This capsule explains how to manage your bookmarks and manage them effectively: all this is so useful when you do a research job!

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Page layout parameters

Depending on the nature of the document you have to produce, it may be helpful to change the default layout provided by the word processor. This tutorial explains how to change the orientation of a document, create headers and footers, and edit styles. The demo uses the Word 2010 software, but the layout concepts are pretty much the same from one word processor to another.

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Pedagogical Applications of Twitter

Twitter is a microblogging tool that allows you to share thoughts, comments, links or others in a maximum of 140 characters. This file first presents Twitter and its technical characteristics. Then he offers examples of educational activities, created by teachers who use Twitter with their students.

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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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Photos For Class

Photos for Class is a free search engine for finding royalty-free images, with a Creative Commons license, for use in school publications for example.

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Physical Education and the Flipped Classroom: A Custom Training Program Thanks to Moodle

Two ITA teachers for physics opted for a reverse pedagogy thanks to Moodle. After presenting the theoretical content of the students who can access articles, they invited them to make videos of these same ones, executing certain sequences. Students are editing their videos, especially to make a freeze frame and to annotate. In addition to better retention of theoretical notions, this allows students to develop their autonomy, their criticism and their analytical spirit.

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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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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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