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Your Vacation Views

Published June 2, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

We at Profweb couldn't sail into the summer sun without thanking those contributors, partners and colleagues who have made this year's success a reality. You'll see us again in the autumn, but we're looking to hear from you over the summer!

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ePortfolios in Education

Published May 3, 2010  |  Multidisciplinary

Raymond Cantin Project Manager, Vitrine technologie-éducation

Traditional portfolios are slowly being replaced by web-based information management systems called digital portfolios or ePortfolios. In this podcast interview, Dr. Helen Barrett, an international specialist and speaker on the subject of ePortolios talks about how this new technology gives students opportunities for taking ownership of their learning process, and how e-portfolios are used in innovative ways in different parts of the world to truly engage learners.

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‘One World One Dream’

Published August 25, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

What does the coming year 2008-2009 hold for the Animaweb Team?

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Blogging for Newbies

Assigned listenings don't always interest everyone, and I wanted the individual students to make their own choices. Maybe by allowing them to explore the Internet and chronicle in a blog, their interest in a project would be kindled.

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Editing Image Tips

This video explains how to enhance images in a PowerPoint presentation.

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Teaching Tourism… From Japan!

Invited to travel to Asia and the South Pacific for a semester of classes, Ariane Arpin-Delorme took advantage of this situation to experiment with a hybrid training formula by using the blog with her students ...

The pedagogical activity developed by Ariane enables students to develop the skills of the ICT Profile of college students, whether it is to look for information relevant to the project (H1), to process it (H2), to present (H3), all in a context of collaborative work (H4)...

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The Blog as a Monitoring Tool for Internships in Biotechnology

In addition to presenting the steps leading to the realization of the activity, this real-life story presents the impacts of blog use by students to collect the entries of their internship journal in Laboratory Techniques (biotechnologies). This facilitated collaboration and sharing of expertise through student exchanges and live feedback from the teacher. Making the blog public has raised the quality of work and student engagement.

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Philosophy of the ICT Profile

The ICT Profile for College Students is an Exit Profile: it aims at gradually develop informational, methodological and technological skills over the course of college studies and offers support up to the point of full autonomy. Because it is directed to higher education students, the ICT Profile stresses the importance of planning, making the right choices and developing autonomy, as well as working with rigour, professionalism, efficiency, quality,...

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Recommended Websites

We would like to suggest websites worthy of interest and which are linked with the ICT Profile. The organizations behind those sites offer resources, tools and services to colleges. The resources from these organizations were judged pertinent for the ICT Profile and were catalogued, filed per category and associated, as the case may be, with skills from the ICT Profile. To find out how to access them from this web space, see the “Structure and Contents of the ICT Profile Space”...

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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

Articles

Published November 3, 2015

Teachers’ Use of ICTs: What Do Students Think?

Laura King Teacher, Cégep André-Laurendeau

In the context of a research project funded by the “Fonds de Recherche du Québec sur la société et la culture” (FRQRSC), 311 students from Dawson College and Cégep André-Laurendeau were surveyed online, in French or English, about their teachers’ practices in the use of ICTs and cyber-learning. This survey allowed the researchers to collect data on the teachers’ use of technology as well as the students’ level of satisfaction regarding this use.

Multidisciplinary

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