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Digital Slideshows in Class

Published May 19, 2020  |  Multidisciplinary

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

For many teachers, their first foray towards integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) into their pedagogical practice comes through the use of digital presentation software (such as Microsoft PowerPoint) as a visual support for their lectures. Nowadays, these digital slideshows are undoubtedly the most common technology in college-level classrooms. This tool has become the norm and teachers who do not use it are becoming few and far between. Presentation software such as PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, LibreOffice Impress and Prezi all have interesting features (with the last two being freely available over the Internet). That said, they also contain shortcomings and traps that should be avoided. This in-depth report presents various uses of presentation software in class along with tips and advice for using slideshows within an educational context.

Featured Reports

ICTs: Tools for Universal Design for Instruction

Published May 19, 2013  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Fichten Teacher, Dawson College
Maria Barile Researcher, Dawson College
Zohra Mimouni Teacher, Collège Montmorency
Mai Nhu Nguyen Research Associate, Adaptech

In this report, the Adaptech Research Network, Dawson College, Collège Montmorency, and Cégep André-Laurendeau present the nine principles of the concept of universal design for instruction. According to the responses obtained in the study on the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by students with learning disabilities (LDs) in Quebec colleges, the authors propose recommendations connected to this concept.

Real Life Stories

Exploring Alternatives to Interactive Whiteboards

Published June 2, 2013  |  Multidisciplinary

Milena Collot Teacher, Cégep du Vieux Montréal

Milena Collot participated in a pilot project funded by her college Vieux-Montréal using iPads linked to computers controlling data-projectors as a possible replacement for an interactive whiteboard. Although the results weren't as expected, they suggested alternative technology for future experimentation.

Real Life Stories

Peer Instruction in Arts and Letters

Published March 7, 2010  |  Art History

Megan Spriggs Teacher, Marianopolis College

As an alternative to straight lecturing, peer instruction offers a promising approach to varying teaching methods and encourages class participation. Its use in Arts and Letters courses is not as common as in the sciences and required some thoughtful adaptation.  

Articles

Using Light to Find Words

Published January 25, 2009  | 

Denis Chabot Project Manager, CCDMD

How the simple act of taking a picture and sharing it on a site like 'World of Images' can help to bring certain facts into clear focus.

Real Life Stories

Investigating the Effects of Technology-Assisted Instruction on Cégep Students

Published April 10, 2011  | 

Helen Stavaris, M. Ed. Teacher, Dawson College

Helen Stavaris was skeptical about the didactical effectiveness of a platform that relied on electronic means as a vehicle for instruction, which is why she chose to investigate varying degrees of technology-assisted instruction for her Master's research and as a result became an enthusiast.

Real Life Stories

Projecting Whiteboard Content Online

Published January 10, 2010  |  Chemistry

David Adley Teacher (retired), Dawson College

Although surprisingly easy to use, the combination of an interactive electronic whiteboard and a course management system has allowed David Adley to dramatically improve student access to the information that is presented in his introductory Organic Chemistry class.  

Digital Tools

Create Gamified Interactive Reviews with Wordwall

Published September 9, 2019  |  Multidisciplinary

Andy Van Drom Editor, Profweb

Interactive quiz platforms like Kahoot and Wooclap are popular tools to liven up review sessions. They bring a game-like element to any review lesson, which motivates students and fosters retention. However, the novelty effect of such audience response systems tends to wear off rapidly. Wordwall represents a worthwhile complementary offering, as the platform contains a wide selection of mini-games that can be used to review theory, concepts and vocabulary items.

Articles

Profweb Podcast #1: Interactive Videos, myDALITE and Moodle to Support Alternative Teaching

Published April 27, 2020  |  Multidisciplinary

Ryan W. Moon Editor, Profweb

A number of technologies have facilitated the transition to alternative methods of teaching. In recent years, these tools have become more user-friendly and accessible to teachers, who are using them to support a blended or fully on-line approach within their teaching practice.

Real Life Stories

Shaping Instruction Using Real Time Student Feedback

Published November 20, 2007  |  Multidisciplinary

Nathaniel Lasry, PhD, Cégep John Abbott College

Nathaniel Lasry tells about an experiment done at Cégep John Abbott to verify the effectiveness of Peer Instruction used with wireless handheld devices or 'Clickers' in Physics classes given at the school.

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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 Educational Advisor, Cégep du Vieux Montréal
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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