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The Diverse Facets of Distance Education - Four Tutors from Cégep à distance Present their Experiences

Published November 9, 2016  |  Multidisciplinary

Caroline Villeneuve Coordinator, Profweb

In a previous article, I offered you an explanation to demystify the self-paced learning formula developed by Cégep à distance, from Martine Chomienne, who is responsible for the tutoring program, and with a video tutorial, where Sophie Ringuet, Education Advisor, explains the process surrounding the planning and development of a self-paced learning course.

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Professional Development For Teachers At The College Level: Interview With A Teacher Researcher

Published October 20, 2017  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Rhéaume Editor, Profweb

In September 2017, Michelle Deschênes, a teacher in the Web Integration program at Collège O’Sullivan de Québec, published a report entitled Le développement professionnel des enseignants Portrait de la situation dans les collèges privés du Québec [PDF, in French]. I met her to talk about it.

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College ICT - A Snapshot of its Emerging Variety

Published June 10, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

Josée Thivierge Educational Advisor, Cégep de Jonquière

Josée Thivierge, pedagogical counsellor at Cégep de Jonquière and researcher at Groupe d'étude des conditions de vie et des besoins de la population (ÉCOBES), discusses the results of an exploratory research project that she conducted on ICT and new social media use among students and teachers at her school. Teachers and other stakeholders in the college network can determine a number of important guidelines from this portrait which could be useful in their courses.

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Adapted Services and Mobile Applications: Inclusive Tools for Supporting Success and Healthy Lifestyles

Published February 23, 2016  | 

Véronique Turgeon Special Education Technician, Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon

The Adapted Services team at CEGEP Lévis-Lauzon equipped themselves with 2 digital tablets (Android and iOS), in the fall semester of 2015 in order to get familiar with technologies that students are using more and more frequently. We were mandated to find different applications that promote the development of academic aptitudes. It’s an explorative approach that the CEGEP has undertaken before proceeding to buy new technological devices.

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A Short Glossary of Terms Drawn From Our Chatrooms

Published April 25, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

APOP

This glossary prepared by APOP for this column lists a number of the organization's continuing education services about the integration of information technology into pedagogy. This material drew upon the posts in APOP's online chatrooms for inspiration.

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A Short-List of Digital Plagiarism Detection Sites

Published April 5, 2016  |  Multidisciplinary

Angie Stevens Editor, Profweb

The 447,000 results that appear after a quick Google search for plagiarism detection sites, attest to the need for such tools in the academic world. Even though colleges and universities do their best to teach students how to reference their work properly and how to avoid problems with plagiarism, every teacher is faced with cases of plagiarism at some point in their career.

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Taking Stock of Innovative Practices Combining Technology and Pedagogy within Quebec’s Private Colleges

Published March 13, 2017  |  Multidisciplinary

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb
Caroline Villeneuve Coordinator, Profweb

In anticipation of an upcoming presentation of Profweb’s mission and services to the Directors of the ACPQ (Association des collèges privés du Québec), we have prepared a collection of Real Life Stories and articles related to the private colleges of Quebec. Submitted by teachers from the private colleges or members of the Profweb team, these publications highlight the inspiring contribution of the private colleges to advancing the use of education technology within the college network.

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APOP_411, a Helping Hand for the College Community

Published December 2, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

APOP

Do you know about the APOP_411 service? APOP’s management team explains this resource, which is available to all categories of stakeholders in the college network, to help integrate technology into schools. Statistics and examples of requests for service are presented. The availability of techno-experts as well as the many ways of accessing their services make this your first call in a techno-emergency!

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Pedagogical Applications of Twitter

Published February 19, 2012  |  Multidisciplinary

Séverine Parent Educational Advisor, Cégep Limoilou
Michelle Deschênes Lecturer, Université Laval

The most widely known microblogging tool is the Twitter site. But what is Twitter? In an article published in 2009, Bruno Guglielminetti stated that Twitter enables communication and that "increasingly, it is starting to become a tool for broadcasting and promotion."

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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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