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We’re making a list and checking it twice!

As part of a collaborative laboratory course, the authors are creating an online cooperative science platform between students in the Gaspé and students at John Abbott. In order to test the use of both Google Docs and Moodle forums for writing an on-line collaborative lab report, a colleague was asked to conduct a two-week pilot study of the platforms.

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UNESCO Thesaurus

The UNESCO Thesaurus is a controlled and structured list of terms used in subject analysis and retrieval of documents and publications in the fields of education, culture, natural sciences, social and human sciences, communication and information.

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Using readability analysis to make students stronger writers

Training students on the concept of readability may help them become more mindful and effective readers and writers. Readability software tools, like Readable.io and Gradeproof, can yield accurate and useful analysis of a text’s structure and language mechanics.

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Break the Fake.ca - Four ways to tell if something is true online

This site offers four small 50-second video clips to check if information found on the Internet is true: 1. Use truth-checking tools 2. Find the source 3. Check the source 4. Check other sources. A useful resource for you, but also for your teachers and the people around you!

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Teaching and Learning Using Blogs

Although written in 2009, this article is still current : One of the main advantages of using blogs is that they allow us to leave a mark on our journey, the evolution of our thoughts and the influence of comments from others. First, this article describes what a blog is and offers different educational contexts conducive to the use of this tool (portfolio, internship book, etc.)

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Actors in the Process

A librarian or pedagogical technician (SMTE - Spécialiste en moyens et techniques d’enseignement), ICT counsellor and other actors working in each college may be asked to collaborate with teachers to participate in one or more steps towards the integration of the ICT Profile in a program. They can also be asked to support teachers individually in the integration of specific ICT skills in a course. But what is their role? Of course the answer can vary from one college to another, depending...

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Structure and Content of the ICT Profile Space

Resources to Support the Promotion, Integration and Implementation of the ICT Profile

Students, teachers and other actors in colleges need resources to develop their skills and to integrate the ICT Profile in a course or in a program of studies. Many resources are available in colleges to support them. These resources are created to support teachers when planning the integration and implementation of the ICT Profile in a course or in a program of studies, to help pedagogical...

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Sources of Inspiration and Mediagraphy

Important Note on Copyright

The three authors of the following articles have given their permission to freely use their content and this section of the ICT Profile includes plenty of integral excerpts or contents heavily inspired by these articles. To make this site more readable, with the permission of the authors, these passages are not referenced.

  • The new ICT Profile for College Students: Developing Essential Skills
    Huguette Dupont, Lorraine...

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Integrating the ICT Profile for Students

This section suggests to teachers ways to easily integrate ICT Profile skills in their courses. It also presents the required steps for an approach that allows the integration of all of the ICT Profile skills in a program of study. This section also looks at an institutional plan for the development of ICT skills of students as well as the role of all actors involved in the integration of the ICT Profile. Finally, you will also find in this section an overview of the integration of the...

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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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