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Use the "average" and "sum" functions

This tutorial explains how to use the AVERAGE and AUTOMATIC SUM functions in a spreadsheet to increase efficiency. The demo uses Excel 2010 from Microsoft.

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Add, move, and delete slides

This video tutorial explains how to add, move, and delete slides in a digital slide show. The demonstration uses PowerPoint 2010.

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Exploring new application software independently

This tutorial explains the steps to follow to discover and use new applications and software for the first time. A five-step exploration process is suggested: Skim, Explore, Test, Consult, then Progress.

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Wordle for generating "word clouds"

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. 

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Insert objects

Your work may require adding data, tables, or graphics from other applications. This tutorial explains how to insert objects from another application into a word processor, such as a spreadsheet or slide show. In this example, we use the Word 2010 version as well as other applications from the Office 2010 suite. Note that while the usage procedures may vary slightly from one application to another, they are quite similar.

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Protecting your digital identity

This tutorial explains what a digital identity is and provides recommendations on how to protect it. Six basic rules are provided to help you protect your personal information.

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Creative Commons Kiwi

This video explains, in a clear and simple manner, how to legally download and share digital content. It also describes how to inform people that you allow them to reuse your work. All this, with Creative Commons licences.

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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.

Multidisciplinary

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.

Multidisciplinary

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.

Multidisciplinary

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