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Create a list of data

The spreadsheet provides several tools for managing a database. It allows you to enter, edit and retrieve data but also quickly find the ones you need. Data entry and search for these data are the topics covered in this capsule.

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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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Make your presentation dynamic

This pod shows you how to energize your presentation and maximize your audience's attention by incorporating navigation elements into a slide show, hyperlinks to web pages, and transitions effects between slides. Remember that sobriety is appropriate in this type of exercise. This demonstration uses the PowerPoint 2010 version. Although the presentation software differs from one another, most of the skills you develop here can be used with others.

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Set the appearance of slides

When designing a presentation, you must choose a layout that is appropriate to the context of your work. For example, it should be possible, if desirable, to change the color and texture of the slide background. We use here the 2010 version of PowerPoint. Most presentation software offers quite similar possibilities, even though the commands and menus differ from one software to another.

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Integrating ICT Profile Skills into College Courses and Curricula

This article proposes ways to easily integrate the skills of the Profile of college students into a course. It also presents a systematic approach for integrating the ICT Profile into a curriculum. Finally, it suggests a set of resources to support the development of the skills of the Profile.

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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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The Electronic Portfolio - A Timesaving Solution to Plagiarism That Puts the Accent on Learning

One of the most effective strategies for preventing plagiarism is to track student work by taking into account the steps that lead to the final work. This way of proceeding makes it possible to follow the student's approach and is likely to discourage the plagiarist who would like to get away with work already completed in advance. This is what the portfolio approach proposes.

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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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