Profweb Newsletter: A’17 Highlights and Articles

Profweb, an organization financed by MEES (Ministère de l’Éducation et de Enseignement Supérieur), supports CEGEP teachers through promoting educational digital resources and sharing pedagogical strategies. In their A’17 newsletter, Profweb shares information about recent projects. One is the creation of resources devoted to planning, producing, and distributing one’s own educational videos and developed by Vanier’s own…

Moodle Day 2017 at Dawson College

Moodle Day is scheduled for Friday May 26, 2017 at Dawson College. The theme of this year’s Moodle Day is “Moodle and its Role in Higher Education.” Presentations will be in the format of Talks (15-20 minute), and Round table discussions Topics include  Best practices and advice on using Moodle for pedagogical strategies (e.g. flipped-classroom, blended learning, etc.)…

IT REP Conference April 26-28

The April IT REP conference will take place in two weeks at LaSalle College, April 26, 27, and 28. This year, teachers are welcome to attend a few of the activities online: 5 will be offered in French and 4 in English. (N.B. these sessions will be webcast, but not recorded.) REGISTRATION To register, see the schedule and…

Moodle Day May 26: A Call for Contributions

Moodle Day 2017 will take place Friday May 26, 2017 at Dawson College. This year’s theme is Moodle and its Role in Higher Education Organizers are putting out a call for presentation proposals. They are welcoming submissions from those who would like to share their experiences or challenges while working with Moodle activities and resources while applying…

Online Moodle Training

DECclic is once again offering online Moodle workshops (in French). The sessions run each week starting at the end of February through to May. Each session is offered twice in a week to help teachers find a workshop that fits their schedules. To register, please click here. (more…)

Workshop on Using Social Media in Education

An online workshop on using social media in distance education will be offered during UB on Februrary 22nd. The workshop, offered in French, will be animated by Nelson Jean of Université de Rimouski. Although the context of the discussion will be distance education, topics relevant to incorporating social media into one’s courses will be covered.…

App Speed Dating: Virtual Workshop on VIA Feb 3, 2017

A virtual workshop will be held to explore which apps and platforms can best be used by students for digital scrap-booking: an original, digital collage of research on, and curation of, information students find in the library and/or the internet. Six apps that are useful for digital scrap-booking will be discussed: Endnote – presented by…

Talk on False Information on the Web

We’re all too familiar these days with false news stories and the negative impact they can have. How do we best teach our students to evaluate what they read online? In part, we must be well informed ourselves. This month, la Toile des Communicateurs, in collaboration with TELUQ and other partners, is hosting a conference…

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