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Google Apps (and Education)

In this folder, you will discover the Google suite of applications. We present you an overview of the free applications available for the different suites (including the option for education), as well as examples of pedagogical use in the college network, according to the type of tasks.

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Using a Wiki for Student Projects

Michel Villeneuve promotes learning in electrical engineering through the use of a wiki in his course which fosters the sharing of technical expertise, peer instruction and shared problem solving!

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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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Using Smartpens to Promote Deeper Learning

In this real life story, two teachers explain how the use of a smartpen helped create a collaborative classroom, by allowing teams of students to present their results to the class and by sharing them by email. The teachers also used the audio comments feature. 

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GeoGebra: What’s That?

GeoGebra is a free software designed for teaching and learning mathematics: algebra, geometry, statistics, etc. It works as well on a computer as a tablet and it offers many exercises to guide students step by step in the appropriation of a concept.

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Mixing Business with Pleasure: Using Socrative on Smartphones in Class!

Most students have smartphones. I didn’t used to enjoy them fooling around with these gadgets in class, whether they were browsing through their social media updates or texting. Since I don’t like policing my class either, I integrated the use of cell phones into my class. I made them a tool for learning! I use apps like Socrative and Quizlet with my students.

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Using Concept Maps to Promote Deeper Learning of Grammar

A teacher presents the characteristics of a concept map and their relevance in language teaching. The article describes in a very clear way how these can be integrated into a course and have an impact on students' academic results.

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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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