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Online Testing With Netquiz Software

Published November 6, 2012  | 

Paulette Cake Project Manager - English Language Division, CCDMD

Online testing seems like the wave of the future, but actually, it’s a well-established tool. There are many software programs out there that create tests, but did you know that the CCDMD has developed NETQUIZ? It’s a free software program that allows you to create Web-based tests without programming or HTML knowledge; both formative and summative quizzes can be created for any discipline.

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Wikis - Tools for Online Teamwork

Published October 19, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Alain Farmer Researcher

Discover how to use a wiki in an academic context!

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Socrative: An Online Alternative to Clickers

Published June 8, 2014  |  Biology

Lissiene Neiva Teacher, Vanier College

Socrative is an online alternative to clickers. Lissiene Neiva presents an account of her use of this resource explaining a number of advantages as well as its limits.

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Pédagogie collégiale - A Wealth of Academic Resources Online

Published October 2, 2011  |  Multidisciplinary

Benoit Bolduc AQPC Symposia Coordinator, AQPC

The AQPC (Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale) allows teachers to exchange information on teaching methods, student support and the profession of teaching. This column provides an overview of how to access articles published in both English and in French that have appeared in their magazine Pédagogie collégiale.

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Pedagogical Implications of Online Readership

Published March 23, 2015  |  English (Second Language)

Alexandre Enkerli Educational Advisor, Vitrine technologie-éducation

Now that handwriting is on the way out (at least in Finnish schools), learners are likely to use some form of computer technology in most writing contexts. We may take computer-assisted writing for granted, but lots of things change when we bring them to the digital domain. Like most other human activities, the scriptorial domain is shifting.

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Formative, An Online Evaluation Tool

Published March 20, 2018  |  Multidisciplinary

Catherine Rhéaume Editor, Profweb

Would you like to ask your students formative evaluation questions in class? If they have laptops or tablets, you might like Formative! Formative is a free web-based evaluation tool. Using Formative, the teacher sees student answers appear in real time and can provide students with immediate feedback. In addition, Formative allows students to answer questions with drawings.

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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.  

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AddICTive Tools for Evaluation: Online Quizzes

Published January 23, 2017  |  Multidisciplinary

Andréanne Turgeon Editor, Profweb
Huguette Dupont Educational Advisor, Cégep de Granby

Do red pens give you a headache? Does correcting formative tests for acquired knowledge make you dizzy? Are you looking for ways to save time…or trees? Are you looking for change? In this fourth part of our series of articles that accompany our In-depth Report on Evaluation and Digital Feedback, we present digital tools for online quizzes.

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The Human Side of APOP's Online Teaching

Published May 5, 2008  |  Multidisciplinary

Hélène Martineau Management Team Coordinator, APOP

Is communication that extends beyond words only possible face-to-face? What does one lose without it? And, more importantly, what does one gain?

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Exploring Online Student Assessment Systems: Part 1 – Learning Catalytics

Published March 1, 2016  |  Biology

Angie Stevens Editor, Profweb

In search of a faster and more efficient way of assessing student comprehension of topics addressed in class, Anna Dera stumbled upon Learning Catalytics. Diagrams, graphs, pictures and data analysis are all essential for assessing student understanding in biology, and many assessment systems are limited with respect to using this type of material. Anna’s research has taught her quickly that not all classroom response systems are made the same.

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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

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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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