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Publications in Profweb (910)

Real Life Stories

The Swivl: I Haven’t Lost Any Students So Far!

Published April 27, 2016  |  Electronic Data-processing

Ken Fogel Teacher, Dawson College

In 2015, I became interested in taping my lectures to make them available to students for review purposes or so that they could catch up on classes that they had missed. I remembered a Kickstarter project from a few years back called the Swivl motion-sensor camera dock and saw that they had recently begun focusing on the education market. I then set out on my trek to procure one and try it out in my classes during the fall semester of 2015.

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Finding the Right Recipe for My Spanish Class Presentations

Published January 22, 2018  |  Spanish

Virginie Connan Teacher, Heritage College

Preparing students for a world that is constantly evolving is an important part of our job as a teacher. With many international opportunities for careers on the horizon, it is a good idea for students to be functional in more than one language. In my Spanish complementary course, I strive to make learning a new language fun for my students, and have started using student-produced videos as a way to apply their learning while unleashing their creativity. I am also showing them how their smartphones can be used as a tool for an educational purpose.

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Audio Feedback To Give Meaning To Marking

Published November 17, 2017  |  French (Language and Literature)

Jean-François Legault Teacher, Collège de Valleyfield

To mark my students’ essays, I have turned to giving audio feedback. I can see real benefits in this for both my students and me. It gives a lot more meaning to grading. In audio mode the number of detailed comments that can be left increases dramatically when compared to written comments. The number of grade reviews in my classes has also decreased significantly since I have been using this method.

Real Life Stories

My Use of Francomane — Remedial French as a Second Language Courses

Published February 18, 2019  |  French (Second Language)

Rana El Gharbie Teacher, Vanier College

As a teacher, I am always on the lookout for new resources for teaching French as a Second Language (FSL). While there are numerous textbooks, online resources are rare for students in remedial courses. You can then imagine my joy when I discovered Francomane last year. That website, fun and easy to use, is very popular with my students.

Real Life Stories

Give it a Try

Published April 26, 2009  |  English (Language and Literature)

Michael Tritt Teacher, Marianopolis College

The classroom can be a great place to inspire reflection, discovery, articulation, and discussion. Yet students are frequently unable, in the flow of the class, to express some of their ideas to the group. Why not start an on-line discussion forum to provide student expression a place outside of he classroom?

Real Life Stories

Using Google Docs – A Mixed Blessing

Published February 12, 2012  |  Administration 401

Michael Arscott Teacher, Vanier College

Google Docs has been great little tool with important advantages for teaching business communication and group work in Michael Arscott's classes. Before the recent changes in Google's privacy policy, he felt comfortable to present this resource as a course requirement; now he's not so sure.

Real Life Stories

Pioneering: Early Adopters of Technology

Published April 12, 2009  |  Mathematics

Louise Nobile Teacher, Marianopolis College
Christopher Turner Teacher, Marianopolis College

Using personal response devices (or "clickers") in their classes, Louise Nobile and Christopher Turner are pioneering this technology in their department at Marianopolis's new Westmount campus.

Real Life Stories

Supervising Apprentices Assigned Around the Globe

Published September 28, 2009  | 

Marie-Claude McDuff Department Head Internships and Admissions, Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec

To stay in touch with students on foreign assignments, to extend personal support and to encourage mutual communication, the ITHQ successfully used Facebook.

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The Little Guide to Being an Ideal Applicant

Published March 7, 2019  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Rhéaume Editor, Profweb

Do you have to accompany students in the search for an internship? Do you wish to help your students get a job? The CyberSelf.ca team, part of the IT REP Network (REPTIC), has written for you (and more particularly for your students!) The Little Guide to Being an Ideal Applicant.

Real Life Stories

Virtual Language Exchanges: Making Connections with Mixxer

Published May 1, 2017  |  English (Second Language)

Lisa Deguire Teacher, Cégep de Jonquière

For the past few years I have been experimenting with online collaboration with other teachers in the college network as part of my English as a Second Language courses. Last year, we were fortunate to have obtained a grant from the Entente Québec-Canada that permitted myself and some colleagues to familiarize ourselves with synchronous and asynchronous communication pedagogy, which became the subject of a Real Life Story on Profweb. Although I learned a lot through this experience, I felt that we could still make some gains in the efficiency of my use of our active learning lab and that we had yet to exploit all the possibilities these labs and Google tools could offer to both teachers and learners.

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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.

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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